officialism[ə fis̸h′əl iz′əm]
officialism definition by Webster's New World
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- the characteristic practices and behavior of officials; esp., excessive adherence to official routine and regulations; red tape
- officials collectively; officialdom
officialism definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Rigid adherence to official regulations, forms, and procedures.