odium theologicum

noun

odium the·​o·​lo·​gi·​cum
: bitterness developed during or typical of controversy about religion and giving rise to an unyielding refusal to continue a discussion
the odium theologicum which prevented any real understandingTimes Literary Supplement

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, literally, theological hatred

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“Odium theologicum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/odium%20theologicum. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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