[ truh-doo-shuh-niz-uh m, -dyoo- ]
/ trəˈdu ʃəˌnɪz əm, -ˈdyu- /
the doctrine that the human soul is propagated along with the body.Compare creationism(def 3).
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Origin of traducianism
OTHER WORDS FROM traducianismtra·du·cian·ist, tra·du·cian, noun, adjectivetra·du·cian·is·tic, adjective
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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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