sacramentalism

noun
sac·​ra·​men·​tal·​ism | \ ˌsa-krə-ˈmen-tə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce sacramentalism (audio) \

Definition of sacramentalism

: belief in or use of sacramental rites, acts, or objects specifically : belief that the sacraments are inherently efficacious and necessary for salvation

Other Words from sacramentalism

sacramentalist \ ˌsa-​krə-​ˈmen-​tə-​list How to pronounce sacramentalist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of sacramentalism

1861, in the meaning defined above

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“Sacramentalism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sacramentalism. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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