ecumenicism

noun

ec·​u·​men·​i·​cism ˌe-kyə-ˈme-nə-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce ecumenicism (audio)
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ecumenicist noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The song-as-playlist reaches far and wide, with an admirable ecumenicism—the Eagles are there, and Fleetwood Mac, and Stan Getz, and Patsy Cline, the Everly Brothers, John Lee Hooker, the Animals, and the Who. Kevin Dettmar, The New Yorker, 28 Mar. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ecumenicism was in 1961

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Cite this Entry

“Ecumenicism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ecumenicism. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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