momism momism


  • (n) excessive protection



  1. After that, the clergyman and the social worker collected evidence that suggested an epidemic of momism in lower Manhattan.
  2. Spring Byington, 84, the durable character actress whose sympathetic screen portrayals contradicted Philip Wylie's image of pernicious momism; of cancer; in Hollywood.
  3. Having vulgarized Waugh, Director Richardson and his associates flail away at momism, nepotism, space-age technology, dirty old men, antiSemitism, anything.
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anachronistic anachronistic
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