adjective see syncretism

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  • Syncretistic — Syn cre*tis tic, a. 1. Pertaining to, or characterized by, syncretism; as, a syncretistic mixture of the service of Jehovah and the worship of idols. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to Syncretists. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • syncretistic — syncretism ► NOUN ▪ the amalgamation of different religions, cultures, or schools of thought. DERIVATIVES syncretic adjective syncretist noun & adjective syncretistic adjective. ORIGIN from Greek sunkr tizein unite against a third party , from kr …   English terms dictionary

  • syncretistic — See syncretic. * * * …   Universalium

  • syncretistic — adjective /ˌsɪŋkɹəˈtɪstɪk/ a) Relating to a historical tendency for a language (such as English) to reduce its use of inflection. b) Relating to the merging of two ideals, organizations or languages into one. See Also …   Wiktionary

  • syncretistic — adj. of or pertaining to syncretism; characterized by the union of two different things …   English contemporary dictionary

  • syncretistic — syn·cre·tis·tic …   English syllables

  • syncretistic — adjective 1. relating to a historical tendency for a language to reduce its use of inflections modern English is a syncretic language • Syn: ↑syncretic, ↑syncretical, ↑syncretistical • Pertains to noun: ↑syncretism (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • syncretistic controversy —  Синкретический спор …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • syncretistic theology —  Синкретическая теология …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • New Religious Movement — Introduction       the generally accepted term for what is sometimes called, often with pejorative connotations, a “cult.” The term New Religious Movement has been applied to all new faiths that have arisen worldwide over the past several… …   Universalium

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