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This remark was made on an online forum. Preliminary online search was of not much help.

(D)id you intend to deal with all this vercingetorism?

This is certainly not a word from one of those obscure domains like psychology, medicine, etc., I hope.

What does the above expression mean?

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What's the context? What is all this stuff that is being asked about? – Hugo Jan 25 '12 at 12:07
If you are talking about this comment, you probably should try the French.SE site. – Kit Z. Fox Jan 25 '12 at 13:04
Is there an Arverni SE site? You could check there. – JeffSahol Jan 25 '12 at 14:19
Statement contrary to fact. This remark was not made on an online forum; a remark was made in French and this is only a machine translation. – MετάEd Jan 25 '12 at 16:47
@Kitḫ: Asked and only partially answered so far. – Mitch Jan 26 '12 at 4:12

It is probably a word derived from Vercingetorix, the chieftain of the Gallic tribe of the Arverni. Your example could instead read:

... deal with all this formidable opposition.

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Vercingetorism in that question seems to imply a certain (individual/group) behavior, though. – Kris Jan 25 '12 at 8:55
It sounds like "deal with all of this formidable opposition". – Schroedingers Cat Jan 25 '12 at 9:09
@Schroedingers Cat, yes, you are right because of -ism – Mustafa Jan 25 '12 at 9:12
@Mustafa - and then get so completely wiped out that historians don't even know where the battle and the massive fortifications were – mgb Jan 25 '12 at 13:55
When I read the question I was thinking, "Vercingetor-" sounds vaguely familiar, where does that come from? I wonder if the writer invented this word, or if this is a word actually in, well, I'm sure not common use, but have more than one or two people used it? – Jay Jan 25 '12 at 16:17

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