neopaganism

or Ne·o-Pa·gan·ism

[ nee-oh-pey-guh-niz-uh m ]
/ ˌni oʊˈpeɪ gəˌnɪz əm /
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noun

a 20th-century revival of interest in the worship of nature, fertility, etc., as represented by various deities.

Nearby words

  1. neonate,
  2. neonaticide,
  3. neonatology,
  4. neoorthodox,
  5. neoorthodoxy,
  6. neopallium,
  7. neophilia,
  8. neophobia,
  9. neophyte,
  10. neopilina

Origin of neopaganism

First recorded in 1875–80; neo- + paganism

Related formsne·o·pa·gan, noun, adjective

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