or pa·pis·tic

[pey-pis-ti-kuh l or pey-pis-tik; puh-]

adjective Disparaging.

of or relating to the Roman Catholic Church.

Origin of papistical

1530–40; probably < Middle French papistique (see papist, -ic) + -al1
Related formspa·pis·ti·cal·ly, adverban·ti·pa·pis·tic, adjectivean·ti·pa·pis·ti·cal, adjectivenon·pa·pis·tic, adjectivenon·pa·pis·ti·cal, adjective

Usage note

See papist. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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