Illuminatism Il*lu"mi*na*tism, n. Illuminism. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • illuminatism — il·lu·mi·na·tism …   English syllables

  • illuminatism —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ nəˌtizəm noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin illuminati + English ism : illuminism …   Useful english dictionary

  • illuminati — (n.) 1590s, plural of L. illuminatus enlightened (in figurative sense), pp. of illuminare (see ILLUMINATION (Cf. illumination)). Originally applied to a 16c. Spanish sect (the Alumbrados), then to other sects; since 1797 used as a translation of… …   Etymology dictionary

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