heathenism

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Heathenism \Hea"then*ism\ (-[i^]z'm), noun

1. The religious system or rites of a heathen nation; idolatry; paganism.

2. The manners or morals usually prevalent in a heathen country; ignorance; rudeness; barbarism.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

heathenism

noun

1: any of various religions other than Christianity or Judaism or Islamism [syn: {paganism}, {pagan religion}, {heathenism}]


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