Complete Definition of "Pooterism"

English

Etymology
From the character in w:Diary of a Nobody|Diary of a Nobody

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. taking yourself grotesquely seriously.

Quotations
2005 BBC
:Although the word blog suggests attitude and subversion, it's really just a hi-tech kind of diary and carries the identical risk of Pooterism - Mark Lawson
The Daily Telegraph
:In his letter, Morgan obligingly, but probably unwittingly, demonstrated a wonderfully neat example of "Pooterism".
NY Times
:[P]rivacy would be a prime value in the world of Pooterism and the semi-detached villa on a suburban line.
The Daily Telegraph
:Yes, the element of Pooterism is fantastically strong, taking yourself grotesquely seriously.

ru:Pooterism

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