a deliberate inversion of Christian rites in which Satan is worshiped.
- Sa·tan·ist, noun, adjective
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How to use Satanism in a sentence
In this information vacuum, something had to feed the beast and, as Leveritt said, “Satanism beat skepticism.”‘Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory’: Its Road to the Academy Awards | Lorenza Muñoz | February 22, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Basically, you have to be a Christian to believe in Satanism because you have to believe in the Devil,” he said.
We renounce idolatry, witchcraft, and Satanism in our land!
Satanism of the second division, its principles and its origin, will be described in the second chapter.
Fava, bishop of Grenoble, with whose opinions upon Satanism in Masonry we have previously made acquaintance.
All this is clearly outside the subject of Satanism, but it leads up, notwithstanding, to the discovery of M. Ricoux.
“I will be the exploiter and not the accomplice of modern Satanism,” said the pious Doctor Bataille.
It had besides a fin de sicle flavouring of Satanism and decadence.The Inferno | August Strindberg
British Dictionary definitions for Satanism
the worship of Satan
a form of such worship which includes blasphemous or obscene parodies of Christian prayers, etc
a satanic disposition or satanic practices
- Satanist, noun, adjective
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