Definition of satanism in English:

satanism

Line breaks: sa¦tan|ism
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.
More 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

noun & adjective
More 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.

Definition of satanism in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day impudicity
Pronunciation: ˌimpyəˈdisitē
noun
lack of modesty