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Meaning of PAGANISM

Pronunciation:  'peygu`nizum

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

PAGANISM is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pa"gan*ism\ (-[i^]z'm), n. [L. paganismus: cf. F.
paganisme. See {Pagan}, and cf. {Painim}.]
The state of being pagan; pagan characteristics; esp., the
worship of idols or false gods, or the system of religious
opinions and worship maintained by pagans; heathenism.

 
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, heathenism, heathenry, hero worship, iconoduly, iconolatry, idol worship, idolatrousness, idolatry, idolism, idolodulia, idolomancy, image worship, pagandom, paganry, Parsiism, phallic worship, phallicism, pyrolatry, Sabaism, savagery, snake worship, star worship, sun worship, tree worship, unenlightenment, Zoroastrianism
 

 

 

 

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