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Noun: spiritualism  'spi-ri-choo-u,li-zum
  1. (theology) any doctrine that asserts the separate existence of God
  2. The belief that the spirits of dead people can communicate with people who are still alive (especially via a medium)
  3. Concern with things of the spirit
    - spirituality, spiritism, otherworldliness

Derived forms: spiritualisms

Type of: belief, internality, inwardness, theological doctrine

Encyclopedia: Spiritualism