Definition of Proselytism

1. Noun. The practice of proselytizing.

Generic synonyms: Persuasion, Suasion



2. Noun. The state of being a proselyte; spiritual rebirth resulting from the zeal of crusading advocacy of the gospel.

Definition of Proselytism

1. n. The act or practice of proselyting; the making of converts to a religion or a religious sect, or to any opinion, system, or party.

Definition of Proselytism

1. Noun. The practice of proselytizing or the state of being a proselyte ¹

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Definition of Proselytism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proselytism

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proselytisations
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proselytism (current term)
proselytisms
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proseminar
proseminaries
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Literary usage of Proselytism

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1. Modern French Legal Philosophy by Alfred Fouillée (1916)
"Nor did he bring out the new and characteristic feature of French proselytism which might have been deduced naturally from the predominating faculties of ..."

2. A Tour in Ireland;: With Meditations and Reflections. by James Johnson (1844)
"proselytism. There seems to be a general, a universal nisus or impulse ... The main spring of proselytism is the conviction that our own creed is the only ..."

3. Sermons by Thomas Arnold (1874)
"It may seem strange that the Founder of a religion, which was, in one sense, to owe its whole existence to proselytism, should thus strongly condemn the ..."

4. The Jews: A Study of Race and Environment by Maurice Fishberg (1911)
"proselytism AND INTERMARRIAGE AMONG JEWS. The Jewish race—Mixtures during the period of consolidation of the Hebrews—Intermarriage of the Patriarchs and ..."

5. A History of the Sikhs: From the Origin of the Nation to the Battles of the by Joseph Davey Cunningham (1853)
"... and although religious fervor has almost disappeared from among the professors at least of the two former faiths, proselytism is not unknown to any of ..."

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