Definition of Shintoism

1. Noun. The ancient indigenous religion of Japan lacking formal dogma; characterized by a veneration of nature spirits and of ancestors.

Exact synonyms: Shinto
Generic synonyms: Faith, Religion, Religious Belief
Derivative terms: Shintoist, Shintoistic



Definition of Shintoism

1. Proper noun. The Shinto religion of Japan. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shintoism

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

Literary usage of Shintoism

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1. Error's Chains: How Forged and Broken. A Complete, Graphic, and Comparative by Frank Stockton Dobbins, Samuel Wells Williams, Isaac Hollister Hall (1883)
"As regards the beliefs of the ancient religion, Shintoism, it taught primarily the ... The religions of this people are two, Shintoism and Buddhism. ..."

2. The World's Parliament of Religions: An Illustrated and Popular Story of the by John Henry Barrows (1893)
"I will therefore trace the rise of the name and the growth of Shintoism, and state the primitive faith. t. The name of Shinto.—Though Shinto occurs a few ..."

3. Story of China and Japan: Embracing Their Geographical Positions, Enormous by James Hyde Clark (1894)
"Shintoism. In its pure form, Shintoism has no ethical or doctrinal code, ... After the restoration the government attempted to free Shintoism from the ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1904)
"SHINTO, or Shintoism (Sinico-Jap. shinto, Jap. Kami-no-michi, the way of the Kami (in ... The bows were bluff and the stern hardly less во, Shintoism ..."

5. The Religions of Eastern Asia by Horace Grant Underwood (1910)
"LECTURE II Shintoism IN our last lecture we considered Taoism, ... In this it is our purpose to study Shintoism >> sometimes translated the " Way of the ..."

6. The Voyage of the Vega Round Asia and Europe: With a Historical Review of by Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld (1885)
"... the Legend of its Origin—Dredging there—Japanese Dancing- Girls—Kioto—The Imperial Palace—Temples—Swords and Sword- bearers—Shintoism and Buddhism — The ..."

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