Definition of Shinto

1. Noun. The native religion and former ethnic cult of Japan.




2. Adjective. Relating to or characteristic of Shintoism. "Shinto temples"
Exact synonyms: Shintoist, Shintoistic
Partainyms: Shintoism, Shintoism, Shintoism
Derivative terms: Shintoism

3. Noun. The ancient indigenous religion of Japan lacking formal dogma; characterized by a veneration of nature spirits and of ancestors.
Exact synonyms: Shintoism
Generic synonyms: Faith, Religion, Religious Belief
Derivative terms: Shintoist, Shintoistic

Definition of Shinto

1. n. One of the two great systems of religious belief in Japan. Its essence is ancestor worship, and sacrifice to dead heroes.

Definition of Shinto

1. Proper noun. Formerly the state religion of Japan, a type of animism involving the worship of ancestors and nature spirits. ¹

2. Adjective. Of, or pertaining to, Shintoism. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shinto

Shimatarion
Shimchath Torah
Shimeji kininase
Shimer
Shimerian
Shimerians
Shimla
Shimon
Shimshon
Shin Bet
Shina
Shine-Dalgarno sequence
Shine Dalgarno region
Shingon
Shining Path
Shinto (current term)
Shintoism
Shintoist
Shintoistic
Shintoists
Shipley-Hartford scale
Shipot
Shiraz
Shirburnian
Shirburnians
Shirer
Shirgah
Shirime
Shirl
Shirley

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