Definition of Cultism

1. Noun. Devotion to the doctrine or a cult or to the practices of a cult.

Generic synonyms: Devotion
Derivative terms: Cultist



2. Noun. Religious zeal; the willingness to serve God.

Definition of Cultism

1. Noun. The system or practice of a cult. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cultism

1. devotion to a cult [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cultism

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cultches
culter
culters
culti
cultic
cultically
cultigen
cultigens
cultirostral
cultish
cultishly
cultishness
cultishnesses
cultism (current term)
cultisms
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cultists
cultivabilities
cultivability
cultivable
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cultivatable
cultivate
cultivated
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cultivated carrot
cultivated celery

Literary usage of Cultism

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1. Brunetière's Essays in French Literature by Ferdinand Brunetière (1898)
"Euphuism, or cultism, or whatever name it is called, is a malady of language, which can sometimes extend to the thought, but does not always do so; which, ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"The cultism of Gongora, the artifice of which lies solely in the choice and arrangement of words. ..."

3. A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts by George Saintsbury (1904)
"... but Hlt"oc- one who seldom goes wrong in speaking of friend cultism" or foe, unless under the plain influence of a prejudice which here had not the ..."

4. 1967! by Ann Owen, Lawrence A. Murray (1994)
"VIII-C] CULTS cultism was spread by the Hippies and their Beatle friends along with The Maharishi Mahesh-Yogi [the Beatle visit in 1967 was Eastern ..."

5. Main Currents of Spanish Literature by Jeremiah Denis Matthias Ford (1919)
"No sooner had Spanish poetry of the Golden Age reached the heights of sublimity than there was woven about it the blighting spell of cultism, a movement of ..."

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