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)

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“Churchianity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/churchianity. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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