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sacramentalism

noun sac·ra·men·tal·ism \-tə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of SACRAMENTALISM

:  belief in or use of sacramental rites, acts, or objects; specifically :  belief that the sacraments are inherently efficacious and necessary for salvation
sac·ra·men·tal·ist \-tə-list\ noun

First Known Use of SACRAMENTALISM

1861

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