[ wes-lee-uh-niz-uhm, wez- ]
/ ˈwɛs li əˌnɪz əm, ˈwɛz- /
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the evangelical principles taught by John Wesley; Methodism.
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Words nearby Wesleyanism
Wesker, weskit, Weslaco, Wesley, Wesleyan, Wesleyanism, Wesleyan Methodist, Wesley, John, Wessex, Wessex culture, Wessi
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How to use Wesleyanism in a sentence
Very little of that unctuous spasmodic shouting, which used to characterise Wesleyanism, is heard in Lune-street Chapel.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
We have seen that the proportions of Wesleyanism in America are much more magnificent than in England.
The deacon was inclined to attribute Gladyss gaiety to her Wesleyanism; he himself was a Calvinist.
But oh, his beloved Gladys, that her feet might be on the Rock and off this sliding sand of Wesleyanism!
But, except in so far as it increased dissent in religion, the liberating influence of Wesleyanism was small.A Short History of English Liberalism|Walter Lyon Blease