Definition of Spiritism

1. Noun. Concern with things of the spirit.

Exact synonyms: Otherworldliness, Spiritualism, Spirituality
Generic synonyms: Internality, Inwardness
Derivative terms: Otherworldly, Spiritualist, Spiritual
Antonyms: Worldliness



Definition of Spiritism

1. n. Spiritualsm.

Definition of Spiritism

1. Proper noun. a philosophical doctrine akin to Spiritualism, established in France in the mid nineteenth century ¹

2. Noun. spiritualism ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spiritism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spiritism

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spirit thermometer
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spirit world
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spiritedness
spiritednesses
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spiriting
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spiritings
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spiritism (current term)
spiritisms
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spiritless
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spiritlessness
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spiritoso
spiritous
spiritousness
spirits
spirits away

Literary usage of Spiritism

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In Europe the way had been prepared for spiritism by the ... spiritism was advocated by various periodical publications, and defended in numerous works some ..."

2. The Number of Man, the Climax of Civilization by Philip Mauro (1910)
"A few facts in connection with spiritism will show that ... Whereas, until within a very recent time spiritism was generally discredited, ..."

3. The Philosophy of Religion on the Basis of Its History by Otto Pfleiderer (1888)
"We have already shown from psychological and historical considerations how untenable the widely-spread opinion is, that spiritism or the belief in spirits ..."

4. The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle by Aristotle (1891)
"WORKS RELATING TO THE OCCULT SCIENCES, ANIMAL MAGNETISM, spiritism, AND THEOSOPHY. Hermes Trismegistus, Christian Neoplatonist, Theological and ..."

5. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1882)
"ARTICLE I . —spiritism (SO-CALLED) A SCIENTIFIC QUESTION. ... THE question of so-called spiritism, or Spiritualism, as others call it, is a question quite ..."

6. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1882)
"ARTICLE L — spiritism (SO-CALLED) A SCIENTIFIC QUESTION. ... THE question of so-called spiritism, or Spiritualism, as others call it, is a question quite ..."

7. From India to the Planet Mars: A Study of a Case of Somnambulism with by Théodore Flournoy (1900)
"SMITH SINCE HER INITIATION INTO spiritism HAVING endeavored in the preceding chapter ... Smith up to the time when spiritism begins to be mixed up with it, ..."

8. From India to the Planet Mars: A Study of a Case of Somnambulism with by Théodore Flournoy (1900)
"SMITH SINCE HER INITIATION INTO spiritism HAVING endeavored in the preceding chapter ... Smith up to the time when spiritism begins to be mixed up with it, ..."

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