Definition of satanism in English:

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satanism

Pronunciation: /ˈseɪt(ə)nɪz(ə)m/

noun

[mass noun]
The worship of Satan, typically involving a travesty of Christian symbols and practices, such as placing a cross upside down.
Example sentences
  • In Là-bas he played with satanism and black magic.
  • Police had also established that he had denounced satanism and was in the process of converting to Christianity.
  • As they point out, satanism as a phenomenon has appeared and disappeared on the social scene throughout history, almost in a cyclical fashion.

Derivatives

satanist

Pronunciation: /ˈseɪt(ə)nɪst/
noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • What is a sane man to say about the assorted Rosicrucians, Theosophists, occultists, satanists and conspiracy theorists who have since taken possession of the grail legend?
  • Today I was thinking about all the times that I've been wearing my pentacle and someone's asked if I'm a satanist.
  • And none of them are satanists or members of the occult.

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