Definition of pulpitism in English:

pulpitism

Pronunciation /ˈpʊlpɪtɪz(ə)m/

noun

  • Style, practice, or language belonging to or characteristic of preachers; (also) an instance of this; a form of speech or behaviour associated with the pulpit.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The British Quarterly Review. From pulpit + -ism.