Definitions for jesuitry

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Jes•u•itˈdʒɛʒ u ɪt, -yu ɪt, ˈdʒɛz-(n.)

  1. a member of a Roman Catholic religious order for men

    Category: Religion

    Ref: ( Society of Jesus )

  2. (often l.c.) a crafty, intriguing, or equivocating person.

Origin of Jesuit:

1550–60; < NL Jēsuita= L Jēsu(s)+-ita -ite1



Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jesuitism, Jesuitry(noun)

    the theology or the practices of the Jesuits (often considered to be casuistic)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jesuitry(noun)

    jesuitism; subtle argument


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