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papism

[ pey-piz-uhm ]
/ ˈpeɪ pɪz əm /
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noun Disparaging.

Roman Catholicism.

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Origin of papism

From the Middle French word papisme, dating back to 1540–50. See pope, -ism
See papist.
an·ti·pa·pism, noun
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