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an interest followed with exaggerated zeal

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Third, the faddism in academe often means that we flit from hot topic to hot topic in the process often moving on from Intractable process problems that are central to the lives of practitioners.
The entire New York fashion industry is based on encouraging faddism in which whatever was "in" last year is "out" this year.
We condemned this faddism in general,(27) and then in many particulars.
straining after the weird in art, a sort of faddism, but it is saved by a decorative quality, when seen from a distance.
Once a person has chosen economics, there is still some faddism.
Not New Age faddism but recognition that a humane society requires medical artists aware of the subtle interconnection of body and spirit.
If this dual unity "is not in the heart, in the guts, and in our belief structure, then it is mere faddism and cannot be sustained," he said.
The trouble is that "social responsibility" can be interpreted so broadly that it fails to provide any firm basis for a system that could stand up against the temptations of opportunism, expediency, and faddism.
Although Cross misses an opportunity to explore the multifaceted dimensions of children's toy culture by rendering children passive historical actors, he wisely implicates parents for the excessive materialism and faddism that typifies today's toy market.
Online overeagerness can lead to faddism, and community consciousness can lead to boosterism.