revivalism

noun re·viv·al·ism \ -ˈvī-və-ˌli-zəm \

Definition of revivalism

1 :the spirit or methods characteristic of religious revivals
2 :a tendency or desire to revive or restore

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First Known Use of revivalism

1815



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