Definition of cabalism
1 often capitalized : esoteric doctrine or interpretation according to the Jewish cabala
2 : adherence to some traditional theological interpretation or tenets the “key verse” and “key word” theory is a form of cabalism based on a fundamental misconception of the nature of the Biblical material — J. C. Swaim
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Origin and Etymology of cabalism
cabala + -ism
First Known Use: 1614
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