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revivalism

[ ri-vahy-vuh-liz-uhm ]
/ rɪˈvaɪ vəˌlɪz əm /
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noun

the form of religious activity that manifests itself in revivals.
the tendency to revive what belongs to the past.

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Origin of revivalism

First recorded in 1805–15; revival + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for revivalism

revivalism
/ (rɪˈvaɪvəˌlɪzəm) /

noun

a movement, esp an evangelical Christian one, that seeks to reawaken faith
the tendency or desire to revive former customs, styles, etc
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