Priestism Priest"ism, n. The influence, doctrines, principles, etc., of priests or the priesthood. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • priestism — priest·ism …   English syllables

  • priestism — ˌstizəm noun ( s) : the influence, doctrines, or principles of priests usually used disparagingly …   Useful english dictionary

  • priesthood — Synonyms and related words: Sacred College, apostleship, call, care of souls, clergy, clerical order, clericalism, clericals, episcopalianism, holy orders, ministry, pastorage, pastoral care, pastorate, prelacy, presbytery, priestery, priestism,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ιερατισμός — ὁ η εξάρτηση από τους ιερείς. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Απόδοση στην ελλ. ξεν. όρου, πρβλ. αγγλ. priestism (< priest «ιερέας» + κατάλ. ism)] …   Dictionary of Greek

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