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nomism

[ noh-miz-uhm ]
/ ˈnoʊ mɪz əm /
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noun
religious conduct based on law.
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Origin of nomism

First recorded in 1900–05; nom(o)- + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM nomism

no·mis·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nomism

nomism
/ (ˈnəʊmɪzəm) /

noun
adherence to a law or laws as a primary exercise of religion

Derived forms of nomism

nomistic, adjective

Word Origin for nomism

C20: from Greek nomos law, custom
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