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Meaning of CHRISTIANITY

Pronunciation:  `krischee'anitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the system of Christian beliefs and practices
  2. [n]  the collective body of Christians throughout the world and history; "for a thousand years the Roman Catholic Church was the principal church of Christendom"
 

CHRISTIANITY is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: Christendom, Christian religion
 
 See Also: Adventism, body, Catholicism, Catholicity, Christian church, church, faith, Protestantism, Puseyism, religion, religious belief, Second Adventism, Tractarianism

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Chris*tian"i*ty\, n. [OE. cristiente, OF.
cristient['e], F. chr['e]tient['e], fr. L. christianitas. ]
1. The religion of Christians; the system of doctrines and
   precepts taught by Christ.

2. Practical conformity of one's inward and outward life to
   the spirit of the Christian religion

3. The body of Christian believers. [Obs.]

         To Walys fled the christianitee Of olde Britons.
                                               --Chaucer.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: angelicalness, beauty of holiness, Christendom, Christianism, Christlikeness, Christliness, fear of God, godlikeness, godliness, godly-mindedness, goodness, heavenliness, heavenly-mindedness, holiness, holy-mindedness, Judeo-Christian religion, odor of sanctity, Orthodox Christianity, otherworldliness, Protestant Christianity, pureness, pureness of heart, purity, righteousness, sainthood, saintlikeness, saintliness, saintship, sanctitude, sanctity, seraphicalness, spirituality, spiritual-mindedness, unearthliness, unworldliness
 

 

 

 

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