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English translation: faddism

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Serbo-Croat term or phrase:pomodarstvo
English translation:faddism
Entered by: miriana
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10:19 Jul 23, 2005
Serbo-Croat to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
Serbo-Croat term or phrase: pomodarstvo
" Nasa zelja za sustizanjem drugih cesto neosjetno prelazi u pomodarstvo, sto je za posljedicu imalo olako napustanje vlastitih vrijednosti."
miriana
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Local time: 10:31
faddism
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Reference: [..]Fads are also to be found in the more serious aspects of life. Diet, which should normally be a matter of some forethought, is often made the vehicle of faddism. Our beliefs about art, literature, morals, and social questions are also subject to waves of faddism. Bizarre or eccentric views on questions of religion, politics, or economic and social welfare may pass current in certain circles for a time and then give way to others, perhaps equally unwarranted or unusual. Even the field of science is not free from faddist notions. A new method of brushing the teeth, a much recommended \"psychic\" or \"hygienic\" treatment for indigestion or colds or various other ills, may gain a good deal of currency before its uselessness is discovered. Certain authors and forms of art become \"the rage.\" Some years ago every one was reading historical romances. Later it was the \"problem\" novel. Recently the small town novel held sway. Cubism had its day; also free verse. Formerly dentists did much more indiscriminate tooth-drawing than is at present the case[...] from: http://spartan.ac.brocku.ca/~lward/Bernard/1926/1926_35.html
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Sherefedin MUSTAFA
Netherlands
Local time: 10:31
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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +8
faddism


Explanation:
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Note added at 18 mins (2005-07-23 10:37:14 GMT)
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Reference: [..]Fads are also to be found in the more serious aspects of life. Diet, which should normally be a matter of some forethought, is often made the vehicle of faddism. Our beliefs about art, literature, morals, and social questions are also subject to waves of faddism. Bizarre or eccentric views on questions of religion, politics, or economic and social welfare may pass current in certain circles for a time and then give way to others, perhaps equally unwarranted or unusual. Even the field of science is not free from faddist notions. A new method of brushing the teeth, a much recommended \"psychic\" or \"hygienic\" treatment for indigestion or colds or various other ills, may gain a good deal of currency before its uselessness is discovered. Certain authors and forms of art become \"the rage.\" Some years ago every one was reading historical romances. Later it was the \"problem\" novel. Recently the small town novel held sway. Cubism had its day; also free verse. Formerly dentists did much more indiscriminate tooth-drawing than is at present the case[...] from: http://spartan.ac.brocku.ca/~lward/Bernard/1926/1926_35.html


    Reference: http://www.freesearch.co.uk/dictionary/faddist
Sherefedin MUSTAFA
Netherlands
Local time: 10:31
Native speaker of: Native in AlbanianAlbanian, Native in MacedonianMacedonian
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Hvala Vam puno!

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