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Meaning of TAOISM

Pronunciation:  'taûizum

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  philosophical system developed by of Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life and noninterference with the course of natural events
  2. [n]  popular Chinese philosophical system based in teachings of Lao-tzu but characterized by a pantheism of many gods and the practices of alchemy and divination and magic
  3. [n]  religion adhering to the teaching of Lao-tzu
  4. [n]  Chinese Taoist sect claiming to follow the teaching of Lao-tzu but also incorporating pantheism and sorcery

TAOISM is a 6 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: Daoism, Hsuan Chiao
 See Also: faith, faith, philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory, religion, religion, religious belief, religious order, religious sect, sect, Tao, Tao, Taoist



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ta"o*ism\, n.
One of the popular religions of China, sanctioned by the
state. -- {Ta"o*ist}, a. & n.