the ascetic and mystical system of the Sufis.
- Also Su·fi·ism [soo-fee-iz-uhm]. /ˈsu fiˌɪz əm/.
- Su·fis·tic, adjective
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How to use Sufism in a sentence
One user, a girl named Noor studying at NYU, turns him onto Sufism and Arabic poetry.
Had there not been in the heart of Islamism a strong germ of esoteric teaching, Sufism could never have sprung from it.Reincarnation | Th. Pascal
Sufism, in some form or another, could not possibly be confined to Asia.Theodore Watts-Dunton | James Douglas
As regards religion, Burton had in early life, as we have seen, leaned to Sufism; and this faith influenced him to the end.The Life of Sir Richard Burton | Thomas Wright
Sufism, sū′fizm, n. a form of pantheistic mysticism within Islam.
This being the state of his mind it is not surprising that he drifted into Sufism.The Life of Sir Richard Burton | Thomas Wright
British Dictionary definitions for Sufism
the mystical doctrines of the Sufis
- Sufistic (suːˈfɪstɪk), adjective
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