Tho·​mism ˈtō-ˌmi-zəm How to pronounce Thomism (audio)
: the scholastic philosophical and theological system of St. Thomas Aquinas
Thomist noun or adjective
Thomistic adjective

Word History


New Latin Thomista Thomist, from St. Thomas Aquinas

First Known Use

circa 1731, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Thomism was circa 1731

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Cite this Entry

“Thomism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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