Fourierite

Fourierite
Of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or associated with or his socialist and philosophic theories.

It is a curious commentary upon the elevating and purifying influence of Fourierite doctrines that their chief advocate in this country should be accused at the age of 73 of deserting his wife and living in illicit relations with another woman.


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  • Fourierite — Fourierist Fou ri*er*ist, Fourierite Fou ri*er*ite, n. One who adopts the views of Fourier. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fourierite — See Fourierist. * * * …   Universalium

  • fourierite — fou·ri·er·ite …   English syllables

  • fourierite — noun see fourierist …   Useful english dictionary

  • phalanstery — noun a) An association or community organized on the plan of . b) The dwelling house of a Fourierite community. Syn: phalanx See Also: Fourierism, Fourierite …   Wiktionary

  • Fourierist — Fou ri*er*ist, Fourierite Fou ri*er*ite, n. One who adopts the views of Fourier. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -ies — Phalanstery Phal an*ster*y, n.; pl. { ies}. [F. phalanst[ e]re, fr. Gr. ? a phalanx + ? firm, solid.] 1. An association or community organized on the plan of Fourier. See {Fourierism}. [1913 Webster] 2. The dwelling house of a Fourierite… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phalanges — Phalanx Pha lanx, n.; pl. {Phalanxes}, L. {Phalanges}. [L., from Gr. ?.] 1. (Gr. Antiq.) A body of heavy armed infantry formed in ranks and files close and deep. There were several different arrangements, the phalanx varying in depth from four to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phalanstery — Phal an*ster*y, n.; pl. { ies}. [F. phalanst[ e]re, fr. Gr. ? a phalanx + ? firm, solid.] 1. An association or community organized on the plan of Fourier. See {Fourierism}. [1913 Webster] 2. The dwelling house of a Fourierite community. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phalanx — Pha lanx, n.; pl. {Phalanxes}, L. {Phalanges}. [L., from Gr. ?.] 1. (Gr. Antiq.) A body of heavy armed infantry formed in ranks and files close and deep. There were several different arrangements, the phalanx varying in depth from four to twenty… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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