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spiritualism

Pronunciation: /ˈspɪrɪtʃuəlɪzəm; ˈspɪrɪtjʊəlɪzəm/
Spiritualism

Translation of spiritualism in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (contact with spirits) espiritismo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Spiritism or spiritualism is the belief that the human personality survives death and can communicate with the living through a sensitive medium.
    • In a later address on the subject Pink spoke of spiritualism (belief in communication with the spirit of the dead) as the ‘pioneer’ to theosophy.
    • In spiritualism, a medium is one with whom spirits communicate directly.
    1.2 [Philos] espiritualismo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Would Hindu spiritualism be able to exist with Western materialism?
    • Here one can simply cite the evocation of Eastern philosophy and spiritualism in the performance work of Yoko Ono and the installations of Judy Chicago.
    • It's interesting to see that Geller drags out Home as evidence for spiritualism, when that matter has long ago ceased to serve the cause.

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