Buddhism

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noun Bud·dhism \ˈbü-ˌdi-zəm, ˈbu̇-\

Definition of Buddhism

  1. :  a religion of eastern and central Asia growing out of the teaching of Siddhārtha Gautama that suffering is inherent in life and that one can be liberated from it by cultivating wisdom, virtue, and concentration

Buddhist

play \ˈbü-dist, ˈbu̇-\ noun or adjective

Buddhistic

play \bü-ˈdis-tik, bu̇-\ adjective

1800

First Known Use of buddhism

1800


BUDDHISM Defined for English Language Learners

Buddhism

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noun Bud·dhism \ˈbü-ˌdi-zəm, ˈbu̇-\

Definition of Buddhism for English Language Learners

  • : a religion of eastern and central Asia that is based on the teachings of Gautama Buddha



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