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revivalism

[ri-vahy-vuh-liz-uh m] /rɪˈvaɪ vəˌlɪz əm/
noun
1.
the form of religious activity that manifests itself in revivals.
2.
the tendency to revive what belongs to the past.
Origin of revivalism
1805-1815
First recorded in 1805-15; revival + -ism
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revivalism

/rɪˈvaɪvəˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
a movement, esp an evangelical Christian one, that seeks to reawaken faith
2.
the tendency or desire to revive former customs, styles, etc
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