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ˈpyu ziˌɪz əmpusey·ism

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tractarianism, Puseyismnoun

    principles of the founders of the Oxford movement as expounded in pamphlets called `Tracts for the Times'


  1. puseyism

    Edward Bouverie Pusey (; 22 August 1800 – 16 September 1882) was an English Anglican cleric, for more than fifty years Regius Professor of Hebrew at the University of Oxford. He was one of the leading figures in the Oxford Movement.


  1. puseyism

    Puseyism is a 19th-century form of Anglican theology and religious practice, named after Edward Bouverie Pusey, who was a prominent leader of the Oxford Movement. It promotes high church tradition, emphasizing ritual, sacramentalism, and the succession of bishops. In modern times, it's sometimes colloquially used to refer to traditional, ritualistic or conservative religious practice within Anglicanism.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Puseyismnoun

    the principles of Dr. Pusey and others at Oxford, England, as exhibited in various publications, esp. in a series which appeared from 1833 to 1841, designated " Tracts for the Times;" tractarianism. See Tractarianism

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Puseyism

    pū′zi-izm, n. a name given to the High Church and Catholic principles of Dr E. B. Pusey (1800-82), and other Oxford divines, as set forth in 'Tracts for the Times.'—adjs. Pūseyist′ic, -al.—n. Pū′seyite, one who holds the views of Dr Pusey.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Puseyism

    defined by Carlyle to be "a noisy theoretic demonstration and laudation of the Church, instead of some unnoisy, unconscious, but practical, total, heart-and-soul demonstration of a Church, ... a matter to strike one dumb," and apropos to which he asks pertinently, "if there is no atmosphere, what will it serve a man to demonstrate the excellence of lungs?"

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Puseyism in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Puseyism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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