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Meaning of HEATHENISM

Pronunciation:  'heedhu`nizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any of various religions other than Christianity or Judaism or Islamism
 

HEATHENISM is a 10 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: pagan religion, paganism
 
 See Also: faith, religion, religious belief

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hea"then*ism\, n.
1. The religious system or rites of a heathen nation;
   idolatry; paganism.

2. The manners or morals usually prevalent in a heathen
   country; ignorance; rudeness; barbarism.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: age of ignorance, allotheism, animal worship, animatism, animism, barbarism, benightedness, benightment, dark, dark age, darkness, demonism, demonolatry, devil worship, Druidism, fetishism, fire worship, Gothicism, heathendom, heathenry, hero worship, iconoduly, iconolatry, idol worship, idolatrousness, idolatry, idolism, idolodulia, idolomancy, image worship, pagandom, paganism, paganry, Parsiism, phallic worship, phallicism, pyrolatry, Sabaism, savagery, snake worship, star worship, sun worship, tree worship, unenlightenment, Zoroastrianism
 

 

 

 

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