Definitions for ecclesiasticismɪˌkli ziˈæs təˌsɪz əm

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ecclesiasticism

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ec•cle•si•as•ti•cismɪˌkli ziˈæs təˌsɪz əm(n.)

  1. ecclesiastical principles, practices, or spirit.

    Category: Religion

  2. devotion, esp. excessive devotion, to the principles or interests of the church.

    Category: Religion

Origin of ecclesiasticism:

1860–65

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ecclesiasticism(noun)

    excessive adherence to ecclesiastical forms and activities

    "their ecclesiasticism overwhelmed their religion"

  2. ecclesiasticism(noun)

    religion appropriate to a church and to ecclesiastical principles and practices

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ecclesiasticism(noun)

    strong attachment to ecclesiastical usages, forms, etc

Translation

Find a translation for the ecclesiasticism definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these ecclesiasticism definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"ecclesiasticism." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 26 Nov. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/ecclesiasticism>.

Are we missing a good definition for ecclesiasticism?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for ecclesiasticism: