Hasidism

noun

Ha·​si·​dism ˈha-sə-ˌdi-zəm How to pronounce Hasidism (audio)
ˈhä-,
ˈḵä-
1
: the practices and beliefs of the Hasidim
2
: the Hasidic movement

Word History

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Hasidism was in 1893

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“Hasidism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hasidism. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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