ecumenicity

[ ek-yoo-muh-nis-i-tee, -me- or, esp. British, ee-kyoo- ]
/ ˌɛk yʊ məˈnɪs ɪ ti, -mɛ- or, esp. British, ˈi kyʊ- /

noun

(in the Christian church) the state of being ecumenically united, especially in furthering the aims of the ecumenical movement.

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Origin of ecumenicity

First recorded in 1830–40; ecumenic + -ity
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