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Thomism

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noun Tho·mism \ˈtō-ˌmi-zəm\

Definition of Thomism

  1. :  the scholastic philosophical and theological system of St. Thomas Aquinas

Thomist play \-mist\ noun or adjective
Thomistic play \tō-ˈmis-tik\ adjective


Origin of thomism

New Latin Thomista Thomist, from St. Thomas Aquinas


First Known Use: circa 1731


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