[ ri-lij-uh-niz-uh m ]
/ rɪˈlɪdʒ əˌnɪz əm /
excessive or exaggerated religious zeal.
affected or pretended religious zeal.
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OTHER WORDS FROM religionismre·li·gion·ist, nounre·li·gion·is·tic, adjectivean·ti·re·li·gion·ist, noun, adjective
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/ (rɪˈlɪdʒəˌnɪzəm) /
extreme religious fervour
Derived forms of religionismreligionist, noun, adjective
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