Definition of Proselytizing

1. Verb. (present participle of proselytize) ¹



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Definition of Proselytizing

1. proselytize [v] - See also: proselytize

Lexicographical Neighbors of Proselytizing

proselytise
proselytised
proselytiser
proselytisers
proselytises
proselytising
proselytism
proselytisms
proselytization
proselytizations
proselytize
proselytized
proselytizer
proselytizers
proselytizes
proselytizing (current term)
proseminar
proseminaries
proseminars
proseminary
prosencephala
prosencephalic
prosencephalon
prosencephalons
prosenchyma
prosentence
prosentential
proser

Literary usage of Proselytizing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Seventy Years of Irish Life: Being Anecdotes and Reminiscences by William Richard Le Fanu (1893)
"Mr. A , who shortly afterwards went in for proselytizing — a system which, as far as my experience goes, has never done the slightest good in Ireland, ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"131-133). to forbidding any proselytizing. In 1833 a law was passed requiring all papal Bulls, Briefs, etc., to be submitted to the Minister for Foreign ..."

3. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter, Great Britain India Office (1908)
"The increase among Musalmans seems to have been due partly to their superior fecundity and partly to proselytizing efforts. Of all the gods of the Hindu ..."

4. The Kaiser's Speeches: Forming a Character Portrait of Emperor William II by William (1903)
"... —Disbelieves in proselytizing among Mohammedans— "Exempla docent''—The Templar colony in Jerusalem— Assuring the Germans in Palestine of his protection— ..."

5. Social and Religious Life of Italians in America by Henry Charles Sartorio, Enrico C. Sartorio (1918)
"Against proselytizing.—Whom we can reach.—Ceremonials and methods of approach.—Familiarity and respect.—Results and compensations. ..."

6. The Kaiser's Speeches: Forming a Character Portrait of Emperor William II by William (1903)
"... prevailing conditions in the Holy Land —Disbelieves in proselytizing among Mohammedans— " Exempla docent''—The Templar colony in Jerusalem— Assuring the ..."

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