illuminism

[ ih-loo-muh-niz-uhm ]
/ ɪˈlu məˌnɪz əm /

noun

the doctrines or claims of Illuminati.
a doctrine of enlightenment.

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Origin of illuminism

First recorded in 1790–1800; illumin(ati) + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM illuminism

il·lu·mi·nist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for illuminism

illuminism
/ (ɪˈluːmɪˌnɪzəm) /

noun

belief in and advocation of special enlightenment
the tenets and principles of the Illuminati or of any of several religious or political movements initiated by them

Derived forms of illuminism

illuminist, noun
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