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religionism Line breaks: re|li¦gion|ism
Pronunciation: /rɪˈlɪdʒ(ə)nɪz(ə)m/

Definition of religionism in English:


[mass noun]
Excessive religious zeal.
Example sentences
  • It promotes law and order, ideas of nationalism, religionism, and authority.
  • The question is - and this gets to an area of religion, and I'm not much for single-issue religionism, or that sort of thing, or the kind of stuff we have too much of in the United States.
  • This commitment to radical religionism leads to terrible public policy.


Pronunciation: /rɪˈlɪdʒ(ə)nɪst/
Example sentences
  • The fact is, not only atheists, but even religionists have almost universally accepted socialism and interventionism.
  • Politicians historically have tried to use religion, and religionists have tried to use politics.
  • This is rather too difficult for most religionists, who are convinced of the power of prayer.
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