Definition of Stylitism

1. [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stylitism

stylises
stylish
stylishly
stylishness
stylishnesses
stylising
stylism
stylist
stylistic
stylistically
stylistics
stylists
stylite
stylites
stylitic
stylitism (current term)
stylitisms
stylization
stylizations
stylize
stylized
stylizer
stylizers
stylizes
stylizing
styll
stylo
stylo-
stylobata
stylobate

Literary usage of Stylitism

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"Only one effort is known to have been made to introduce stylitism into the West. ... conditions all combined to render stylitism impossible in the West. ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck, Samuel Macauley Jackson (1911)
"Only one effort is known to have been made to introduce stylitism into the West. ... conditions all combined to render stylitism impossible in the West. ..."

3. Pocket Encyclopedia, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Polite Literature by Edward Augustus Kendall (1811)
"It. was not possible to lie down on them. stylitism lasted among the Christians till the litli century; and a similar practice is still resorted' to by i ..."

4. The Apocalypse, Or, Revelation of Saint John, Tr.: With Notes, Critical and by John Chappel Woodhouse (1805)
"... and stylitism, and the jargon and repetition of prayers not understood, and tales of purgatory, and pious frauds, and the worship of saints, relics, ..."

5. Annotations on the Apocalypse: Intended as a Sequel to Those of Mr. Elsley by John Chappel Woodhouse, James Slade (1828)
"... vows of celibacy, monkish retirement and austerities, stylitism, the jargon and repetition of prayers not understood, tales of purgatory, pious frauds, ..."

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