proselytism

noun pros·e·ly·tism \ ˈprä-sə-ˌlī-ˌti-zəm , ˈprä-s(ə-)lə- \

Definition of proselytism

1 : the act of becoming or condition of being a proselyte : conversion
2 : the act or process of proselytizing

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First Known Use of proselytism

1649

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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