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spiritualism

noun spir·i·tu·al·ism \ˈspir-i-chə-wə-ˌli-zəm, -i-chə-ˌli-, -ich-wə-ˌli-\

: a belief that the spirits of dead people can communicate with living people

Full Definition of SPIRITUALISM

1
:  the view that spirit is a prime element of reality
2
a :  a belief that spirits of the dead communicate with the living usually through a medium
b capitalized :  a movement comprising religious organizations emphasizing spiritualism
spir·i·tu·al·ist \-list\ noun often capitalized
spir·i·tu·al·is·tic \ˌspir-i-chə-wə-ˈlis-tik, -i-chə-ˈlis-, -ich-wə-ˈlis-\ adjective

First Known Use of SPIRITUALISM

1796

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