Kneippism

noun Kneipp·ism \ ˈnīˌpizəm \
variants: or less commonly Kneipp's cure \ˈnīps-\ or Kneipp cure

Definition of Kneippism

:treatment of disease by forms of hydrotherapy (as walking barefoot in morning dew)

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Origin and Etymology of kneippism

Kneippism from Sebastian Kneipp †1897 German priest who developed it + English -ism; Kneipp's cure or Kneipp cure after S. Kneipp, translation of German Kneippsche kur or Kneipp-kur


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