churchianity

noun
church·​i·​an·​i·​ty | \ ˌchər-chē-ˈa-nə-tē How to pronounce churchianity (audio) \

Definition of churchianity

: a usually excessive or narrowly sectarian attachment to the practices and interests of a particular church

First Known Use of churchianity

1837, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for churchianity

church + -ianity (as in Christianity)

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about churchianity

Statistics for churchianity

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for churchianity

The first known use of churchianity was in 1837

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on churchianity

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with churchianity

Comments on churchianity

What made you want to look up churchianity? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to take the place or position of

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a closeup of a sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!