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immersionism

[ih-mur-zhuh-niz-uh m, -shuh-]
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noun
  1. the doctrine that immersion is essential to Christian baptism.
  2. the practice of baptism by immersion.
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Origin of immersionism

First recorded in 1835–45; immersion + -ism
Related formsim·mer·sion·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for immersionism

immersionism

noun
  1. the doctrine that immersion is the only true and valid form of Christian baptism
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Derived Formsimmersionist, noun
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