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quietism
American English: /ˈkwaɪəˌtɪzəm/
British English: /ˈkwʌɪɪtɪz(ə)m/

Translation of quietism in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • The interaction between Buddhism and Taoism gave rise to the Ch'an school of contemplative quietism which developed into Japanese Zen.
    • Critics of Keswick spirituality alleged that through its emphasis on the inner life, it taught a quietism that discouraged practical expressions of Christian living and a mysticism that was foreign to evangelical theology.
    • However, the real meaning of Taoist wu-wei is not quietism at all, but rather, activity in harmony with the ever-changing, ever-unchanging Way of all life.
    Example sentences
    • Those who believe that all affairs of state will shortly come to an end are, for obvious reasons, inclined to political quietism.
    • Rather than challenging this quietism and posing a political alternative, the radical critique of the global theorists, in fact, reflects and reproduces this sense of incapacity.
    • As a result, the next generation was to tend towards political quietism and, worst of all, a crass materialism.

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