Definition of Pietisms
1. pietism [n] - See also: pietism
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pietisms
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Literary usage of Pietisms
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1850)
"... into past beliefs, past royalties, past pietisms. My first sense was of the iniquity of adherence to the House of Hanover, and a lively impression of ..."
2. Poet Lore (1907)
"And the churchmen had it all their own way, and with praiseworthy earnestness distorted the antique, elemental lines into enigmatical pietisms. ..."
3. The Christian Examiner edited by Edward Everett Hale (1862)
"... and goes about, with blunt and blundering good faith, to put it to its plainest uses, blind to the gentle pietisms and nice distinctions that made the ..."