Noun(1) the attitude that society should be governed by an elite group of individuals
(1) Higher education shed the German tradition of elitism and became egalitarian.(2) Rather than this being understood as outdated elitism , or arrogance, this can be read more subtly.(3) At last month's conference he made a real attempt to atone for the arrogance and elitism of the old Conservatism by letting it be known that the party was no longer hostile to gays, blacks and single mothers.(4) There is a real worry in the profession that this registration will create an elitism between different sides of the social work profession - those who have qualifications and can be registered, or can afford it, and those who do not.(5) he accused her of racism and white elitism(6) Horse riding suffers from the taint of elitism and snobbery which is a legacy of the past.(7) It is clear that your hate is founded in your arrogant elitism and your rank racism… I love you liberals… or is it communists?(8) Their ‘arrogant elitism … totally negates the dominant historical role of the masses ’, the paper said.(9) For all its pretensions and elitism , the art movie industry - the producers, the distributors, the cinemas - did at least ensure a diverse and plentiful supply of world cinema.(10) Poor old opera: battered by charges of elitism , inaccessibility and snobbery, it would be easy to predict its coming death.(11) There can be no superiority or elitism about this.(12) local government in the nineteenth century was the very essence of elitism(13) An emphasis on social context has long been looked to as an alternative to the elitism and limited scope of Greenbergian formalism.(14) The author's cynicism is ultimately rooted in a common confusion, a false conflict between democracy and elitism , one that forgets the ways in which these two human ideals actually depend on one another.(15) It is unjustified arrogance and inverted elitism to think otherwise.(16) Franzen acknowledges the snobbery inherent in his comments, but argues that such elitism is ‘not the reprehensible attitude’ that people commonly believe it to be.
(1) elitism :: elitisme
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