Definition of Christianism in English:

Christianism

noun

  • 1The Christian religion; Christianity.

    Frequently contrasted with other nouns referring to religions, beliefs, or ways of life, such as Judaism, Heathenism, etc.,.

  • 2US (usually depreciative). A movement which advocates greater influence of conservative Christian beliefs in politics and society; Christian fundamentalism.

Pronunciation

Christianism

/ˈkrɪstʃ(ə)nɪz(ə)m/ /ˈkrɪstjənɪz(ə)m/ /ˈkrɪstɪənɪz(ə)m/

Origin

Mid 16th century. Originally from post-classical Latin christianismus the Christian religion (3rd century), Christendom from Hellenistic Greek χριστιανισμός Christianity from χριστιανός + -ισμός.