[ noo-muh-niz-uhm, nyoo- ]

nounTheology, Ecclesiastical.
  1. the views and theories of John Henry Newman before his conversion to the Roman Catholic Church, in which he held that the Thirty-nine Articles of the Church of England are compatible with Roman Catholicism.

Origin of Newmanism

First recorded in 1830–40; Newman + -ism

Words Nearby Newmanism Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023