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Hasidism

or Has·sid·ism

[has-i-diz-uh m, hah-si-]
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noun Judaism.
  1. the principles and practices of the Hasidim.
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Also Chas·id·ism, Chas·sid·ism.

Origin of Hasidism

Hassid

[hah-sid; Ashkenazic Hebrew khaw-sid; Sephardic Hebrew khah-seed]
noun, plural Has·sid·im [hah-sid-im, huh-; Ashkenazic Hebrew khaw-see-dim; Sephardic Hebrew khah-see-deem] /hɑˈsɪd ɪm, hə-; Ashkenazic Hebrew xɔˈsi dɪm; Sephardic Hebrew xɑ siˈdim/. Judaism.
  1. Hasid.
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Related formsHas·sid·ic [hah-sid-ik, huh-] /hɑˈsɪd ɪk, hə-/, adjectiveHas·sid·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hassidism

Hassid

Hasid

noun
  1. variant spellings of Chassid
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