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the theological and philosophical system of Thomas Aquinas.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ThomismThomist, noun, adjectiveTho·mis·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Thomism
/ (ˈtəʊmɪzəm) /
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 of ThomismThomist, noun, adjectiveThomistic or Thomistical, adjective
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Cultural definitions for Thomism
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