illuminism


il·lu·mi·nism

noun \-mə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of ILLUMINISM

1
:  belief in or claim to a personal enlightenment not accessible to humankind in general
2
capitalized :  beliefs or claims viewed as forming doctrine or principles of Illuminati
il·lu·mi·nist \-nist\ noun

First Known Use of ILLUMINISM

1798

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: illuminometer
Previous Word in the Dictionary: illuminer
All Words Near: illuminism

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up illuminism? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).