biblicism

noun, often capitalized
bib·​li·​cism | \ ˈbi-blə-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce biblicism (audio) \

Definition of biblicism

: adherence to the letter of the Bible

Other Words from biblicism

biblicist \ ˈbi-​blə-​sist How to pronounce biblicist (audio) \ noun, often capitalized

First Known Use of biblicism

1805, in the meaning defined above

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