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nomism

[noh-miz-uh m]
noun
  1. religious conduct based on law.
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Origin of nomism

First recorded in 1900–05; nom(o)- + -ism
Related formsno·mis·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nomism

nomism

noun
  1. adherence to a law or laws as a primary exercise of religion
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Derived Formsnomistic, adjective

Word Origin

C20: from Greek nomos law, custom
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