Thomism

noun
Tho·​mism | \ ˈtō-ˌmi-zəm How to pronounce Thomism (audio) \

Definition of Thomism

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

Other Words from Thomism

Thomist \ ˈtō-​mist How to pronounce Thomist (audio) \ noun or adjective
Thomistic \ tō-​ˈmi-​stik How to pronounce Thomistic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of Thomism

circa 1731, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Thomism

New Latin Thomista Thomist, from St. Thomas Aquinas

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“Thomism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thomism. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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