[ teks-choo-uh-liz-uhm ]
/ ˈtɛks tʃu əˌlɪz əm /
strict adherence to a text, especially of the Scriptures.
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Words nearby textualism
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Example sentences from the Web for textualism
Bork's textualism was also not likely to overturn a ton of democratically created laws.
British Dictionary definitions for textualism
/ (ˈtɛkstjʊəˌlɪzəm) /
doctrinaire adherence to a text, esp of the Bible
textual criticism, esp of the Bible
Derived forms of textualismtextualist, noun, adjective
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