spiritism

[ spir-i-tiz-uh m ]
/ ˈspɪr ɪˌtɪz əm /

noun

the doctrine or practices of spiritualism.

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Origin of spiritism

First recorded in 1860–65; spirit + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM spiritism

spir·it·ist, nounspir·it·is·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for spiritism

spiritism
/ (ˈspɪrɪˌtɪzəm) /

noun

a less common word for spiritualism

Derived forms of spiritism

spiritist, nounspiritistic, adjective
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