fetishism, too, bulks largely in Egyptian religious conceptions.
fetishism is, as he says, an ill word, and has caused much confusion.
fetishism had deeper roots than polytheism and lasted longer; and polytheism surpassed monotheism in vigour and vitality.
fetishism of the Zui description is, indeed, the natural concomitant of a totemic system.
Our beginning is with the prevailing religion of Africa, fetishism.
We call it Animism, Shamanism, and in a certain specific form, fetishism.
Our method of universal comparison was next justified in the matter of fetishism.
fetishism is the prevailing religion throughout the province.
fetishism, phallicism, animism, and tree- and serpent-worship were very common.
One of them is that on which we have just commented, the assimilation between Positivism and fetishism.
In certain perversions of the sexual instinct, the person, part of the body, or particular object belonging to the person by whom the impulse is excited, is called the fetish of the patient. [E. Morselli in "Baldwin Dictionary of Philosophy," 1901]Related: Fetishist (1845; psycho-sexual sense from 1897).
fetishism fet·ish·ism (fět'ĭ-shĭz'əm, fē'tĭ-)
The act of using a fetish for sexual arousal and gratification.