Meaning of Shintoism in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʃɪntəʊɪz(ə)m/

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See Shinto

‘Think of state Confucianism in China, Shintoism in Japan, or most caesaro-papist imperial cults.’
  • ‘But Shintoism's kamikaze pilots were not motivated by afterlife rewards.’
  • ‘The same myth was later used in Japan for similar purposes, with Shintoism being the competing indigenous teaching.’
  • ‘During the 1930s and 1940s, it became the focus for the official state ideology - a mixture of Shintoism, emperor worship and militarism.’
  • ‘A central tenet of Shintoism is the concept of kami, spirits that abide in and are worshipped at shrines, representing human beings and things found in nature, such as animals, trees and plants.’