Wes·​ley·​an·​ism ˈwe-slē-ə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Wesleyanism (audio)
 also  ˈwez-lē-
: methodism sense 1
specifically : the system of Arminian Methodism taught by John Wesley
ˈwe-slē-ən How to pronounce Wesleyanism (audio)
 also  ˈwez-lē-
adjective or noun

Word History

First Known Use

1774, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Wesleyanism was in 1774

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“Wesleyanism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wesleyanism. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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