fideism

noun
fi·​de·​ism | \ˈfē-(ˌ)dā-ˌi-zəm \

Definition of fideism 

: reliance on faith rather than reason in pursuit of religious truth

Other Words from fideism

fideist \ˈfē-​ˌdā-​ist \ noun
fideistic \ˌfē-​(ˌ)dā-​ˈi-​stik \ adjective

First Known Use of fideism

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fideism

borrowed from French fidéisme, from Latin fidēs "trust, belief, faith" + French -isme -ism — more at faith entry 1

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