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Meaning of JESUITISM

Pronunciation:  'jezhooi`tizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the theology or the practices of the Jesuits (often considered to be casuistic)
 

JESUITISM is a 9 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: Jesuitry
 
 See Also: Christian theology

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Jes"u*it*ism\, n. [Cf. F. j['e]suitisme.]
1. The principles and practices of the Jesuits.

2. Cunning; deceit; deceptive practices to effect a purpose;
   subtle argument; -- an opprobrious use of the word.

 

 

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