gentilism

[ jen-tl-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈdʒɛn tlˌɪz əm /

noun

the quality of being a gentile, especially heathenism; paganism.

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Origin of gentilism

First recorded in 1570–80; gentile + -ism
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