religionism

[ ri-lij-uh-niz-uh m ]
/ rɪˈlɪdʒ əˌnɪz əm /

noun

excessive or exaggerated religious zeal.
affected or pretended religious zeal.

Origin of religionism

First recorded in 1785–95; religion + -ism

Related forms

re·li·gion·ist, nounre·li·gion·is·tic, adjectivean·ti·re·li·gion·ist, noun, adjective
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religionism

/ (rɪˈlɪdʒəˌnɪzəm) /

noun

extreme religious fervour

Derived Forms

religionist, noun, adjective
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