Thomism

[ toh-miz-uh m ]
/ ˈtoʊ mɪz əm /

noun

the theological and philosophical system of Thomas Aquinas.

Origin of Thomism

Related forms

Tho·mist, noun, adjectiveTho·mis·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for thomism

Thomism

/ (ˈtəʊmɪzəm) /

noun

the comprehensive system of philosophy and theology developed by Saint Thomas Aquinas in the 13th century, and since taught and maintained by his followers, esp in the Dominican order

Derived Forms

Thomist, noun, adjectiveThomistic or Thomistical, adjective
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Culture definitions for thomism

Thomism

[ (toh-miz-uhm) ]

The philosophy of Thomas Aquinas, or other philosophies inspired by his. Thomism underwent a revival starting in the middle of the nineteenth century.

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