filiopietistic
adjective Etymology: filial + -o- + pietistic Date: 1893 of or relating to an often excessive veneration of ancestors or tradition • filiopietism noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • filiopietistic — [fil΄ē ō pī΄ə tis′tik] adj. of, having to do with, or characterized by great, often excessive, reverence for ancestors or tradition …   English World dictionary

  • filiopietistic — |filē(ˌ)ō+ adjective Etymology: Latin filius son + English o + pietistic more at feminine : of or relating to an often excessive veneration of ancestors or tradition * * * /fil ee oh puy i tis tik/, adj. Anthropol. of or pertaining to reverence… …   Useful english dictionary

  • filiopietistic — /fil ee oh puy i tis tik/, adj. Anthropol. of or pertaining to reverence of forebears or tradition, esp. if carried to excess. [1890 95; < L fili(us) son (cf. FILIAL) + O + PIETISTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • filiopietistic — fil·io·pietistic …   English syllables

  • filiopietistic — fil•i•o•pi•e•tis•tic [[t]ˌfɪl i oʊˌpaɪ ɪˈtɪs tɪk[/t]] adj. ant of or pertaining to reverence of forebears or tradition, esp. if carried to excess • Etymology: 1890–95; < L fīli(us) son (cf. filial) + o +pietistic (see piety, istic) …   From formal English to slang

  • filiopietistic — The practice of worshipping one s ancestors …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • filiopietism — noun see filiopietistic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ARCHIVES — ARCHIVES, (a) a place where old records are collected and preserved in an orderly fashion in their entirety, as well as groups of interrelated documents originating from individuals or a public body ( historical archives ); registers and filing… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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