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proselytizing

[ pros-uh-luh-tahy-zing ]
/ ˈprɒs ə ləˌtaɪ zɪŋ /
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Definition of proselytizing

noun
the act or process of converting or attempting to convert someone to a religion or other belief system:The regulations governing the religious practice of foreigners include a ban on proselytizing.
adjective
intending or attempting to convert others to a religion or other belief system:We are not a proselytizing religion, and we don’t believe that our faith is the One True Way for everyone.The book uses an enthusiastic, almost proselytizing tone to promote the idea that anyone can be an inventor.
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Origin of proselytizing

proselytiz(e) + -ing1 for the noun; proselytiz(e) + -ing2 for the adjective
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