[ ri-lij-uh-niz-uhm ]
/ rɪˈlɪdʒ əˌnɪz əm /
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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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How to use religionism in a sentence
The religionist replies that man's mind cannot fathom the will of God.The Necessity of Atheism|Dr. D.M. Brooks
The work of the religionist is to separate truth from error, to make it effectual in practice, and give it to the world.Beyond|Henry Seward Hubbard
At the same time it is a truth which it behooves every religionist and particularly every Jew to believe.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik
He soon became a severe and stern religionist, undergoing penances to expiate the guilt incurred for his life of sin.Paris: With Pen and Pencil|David W. Bartlett
The religionist takes these general ideas as his foundation, and upon them builds the supernatural structure.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 11 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
British Dictionary definitions for religionism
/ (rɪˈlɪdʒəˌnɪzəm) /
extreme religious fervour
Derived forms of religionismreligionist, noun, adjective
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