Hellenism Definition

hĕlə-nĭzəm
noun
A Greek phrase, idiom, or custom.
Webster's New World
The character, thought, culture, or ethical system of ancient Greece.
Webster's New World
Adoption of the Greek language, customs, etc.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Hellenism

Noun

Singular:
hellenism
Plural:
hellenisms

Origin of Hellenism

  • Either via French Hellenisme or Latin or directly from Ancient Greek Ἑλληνισμός (Ἑllinismós, “imitation of the Greeks”), from Ancient Greek Έλλην (Hellen, “a Greek”)

    From Wiktionary

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