Definitions for voodooismˈvu duˌɪz əm

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. voodoo, vodoun, voodooism, hoodooism(noun)

    a religious cult practiced chiefly in Caribbean countries (especially Haiti); involves witchcraft and animistic deities

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  1. voodooism(Noun)

    A religious cult, from Haiti, involving witchcraft and sorcery.

  2. voodooism(Noun)

    Any voodoo practice.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Voodooism(noun)

    a degraded form of superstition and sorcery, said to include human sacrifices and cannibalism in some of its rites. It is prevalent among the negroes of Hayti, and to some extent in the United States, and is regarded as a relic of African barbarism

  2. Origin: [Probably (through Creole French vaudoux a negro sorcerer) fr. F. Vaudois Waldensian, because the Waldenses were accused of sorcery.]


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