Romish

  • 1 Romish — Rom ish, a. Belonging or relating to Rome, or to the Roman Catholic Church; frequently used in a disparaging sense; as, the Romish church; the Romish religion, ritual, or ceremonies. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 Romish — adjective Of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church. ...the friars of the Romish church …

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  • 3 Romish — adjective Date: 1531 usually disparaging Roman Catholic • Romishly adverb, usually disparaging • Romishness noun, usually disparaging …

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  • 4 Romish — Romishly, adv. Romishness, n. /roh mish/, adj. Often Disparaging and Offensive. of or pertaining to Rome as the center of the Roman Catholic Church. [1525 35; ROME + ISH1] * * * …

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  • 5 Romish — [ rəʊmɪʃ] adjective chiefly derogatory Roman Catholic …

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  • 6 romish — a. Roman Catholic …

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  • 7 romish — rom·ish …

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  • 8 Romish — Rom•ish [[t]ˈroʊ mɪʃ[/t]] adj. usage: This term is used by Protestants to show contempt for Roman Catholic practices and tenets. off sts disp. of or pertaining to Rome as the center of the Roman Catholic Church • Etymology: 1525–35 Rom′ish•ly,adv …

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  • 9 Romish — /ˈroʊmɪʃ/ (say rohmish) adjective (often derogatory) of or relating to Rome as the centre of the Roman Catholic Church; Roman Catholic …

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  • 10 romish — adj. usu. derog. Roman Catholic …

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  • 12 Roman Catholic — • A qualification of the name Catholic commonly used in English speaking countries by those unwilling to recognize the claim of being the One True Church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Roman Catholic     Roman Catholic …

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