biblicism

noun

bib·​li·​cism ˈbi-blə-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce biblicism (audio)
often capitalized
: adherence to the letter of the Bible
biblicist noun often capitalized

Word History

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of biblicism was in 1805

Dictionary Entries Near biblicism

Cite this Entry

“Biblicism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biblicism. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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