[ truh-doo-shuh-niz-uhm, -dyoo- ]
/ trəˈdu ʃəˌnɪz əm, -ˈdyu- /
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the doctrine that the human soul is propagated along with the body.Compare creationism (def. 3).
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First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
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Origin of traducianism
OTHER WORDS FROM traducianismtra·du·cian·ist, tra·du·cian, noun, adjectivetra·du·cian·is·tic, adjective
Words nearby traducianism
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Example sentences from the Web for traducianism
Tertullian, Apollinaris, and a few others advocated Traducianism, or a transmission of the spiritual soul by the parents.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley
British Dictionary definitions for traducianism
/ (trəˈdjuːʃəˌnɪzəm) /
the theory that the soul is transmitted to a child in the act of generation or concomitantly with its bodyCompare creationism
Derived forms of traducianismtraducianist or traducian, noun, adjectivetraducianistic, adjective
Word Origin for traducianism
C18: from Church Latin trādūciānus, from trādux transmission; see traduce
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