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Meaning of PROSELYTISM

Pronunciation:  'prâsuli`tizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the state of being a proselyte; spiritual rebirth resulting from the zeal of crusading advocacy of the gospel
  2. [n]  the practice of proselytizing
 

PROSELYTISM is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: conversion, persuasion, rebirth, spiritual rebirth, suasion

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pros"e*ly*tism\, n. [Cf. F. pros['e]lytisme.]
1. The act or practice of proselyting; the making of converts
   to a religion or a religious sect, or to any opinion,
   system, or party.

         They were possessed of a spirit of proselytism in
         the most fanatical degree.            --Burke.

2. Conversion to a religion, system, or party.

 

 

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