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Noun: pietism  'pI-u,ti-zum
  1. Exaggerated or affected piety and religious zeal
    - religiosity, religionism, religiousism
Noun: Pietism
  1. 17th and 18th-century German movement in the Lutheran Church stressing personal piety and devotion

Derived forms: pietisms

Type of: devoutness, religious movement, religiousness

Encyclopedia: Pietism