Firiel (firiel44) wrote in neologisms,
Firiel
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neologisms

Maturismo

Ursula LeGuin for the win:

There should be a word - "maturismo", like "machismo"? - for the anxious savagery of the intellectual who thinks his adulthood has been impugned.

LeGuin, Ursula K. 'Imaginary Friends.' The New Statesman 18 Dec. 2006.

Audio version of the article downloadable here.
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