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universalism

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noun uni·ver·sal·ism \ˌyü-nə-ˈvər-sə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of universalism

  1. 1 often capitalized a :  a theological doctrine that all human beings will eventually be saved b :  the principles and practices of a liberal Christian denomination founded in the 18th century originally to uphold belief in universal salvation and now united with Unitarianism

  2. 2 :  something that is universal in scope

  3. 3 :  the state of being universal :  universality

universalist

play \-s(ə-)list\ noun or adjective often capitalized


1805

First Known Use of universalism

1805


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