ec·​u·​men·​ics ˌe-kyə-ˈme-niks How to pronounce ecumenics (audio)
plural in form but singular in construction
: the study of the nature, mission, problems, and strategy of the Christian church from the perspective of its ecumenical character

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1945, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ecumenics was circa 1945

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“Ecumenics.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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