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infusionism

[in-fyoo-zhuh-niz-uh m] /ɪnˈfyu ʒəˌnɪz əm/
noun, Theology.
1.
the doctrine that the soul existed in a previous state and is infused into the body at conception or birth.
Origin of infusionism
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; infusion + -ism
Related forms
infusionist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for infusionism

infusionism

/ɪnˈfjuːʒəˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
(Christian theol) the doctrine that at the birth of each individual a pre-existing soul is implanted in his body, to remain there for the duration of his earthly life
Derived Forms
infusionist, noun, adjective
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