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[kwey-kuh-riz-uh m]
  1. the beliefs, principles, and practices of Quakers.
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Origin of Quakerism

First recorded in 1650–60; Quaker + -ism
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for quakerism

Historical Examples

  • One can see, too, that modern Quakerism has taken a gentler tone.

    Quaker Hill

    Warren H. Wilson

  • Edward Burrough has been called the Whitefield of Quakerism.

    George Fox

    George Fox

  • The Economist calls the article on Quakerism "admirably written."

  • The meekness of Quakerism will do in religion but not in politics.

  • He would, Lady Penn maintained, recover from his distemper of Quakerism.

    The Ifs of History

    Joseph Edgar Chamberlin