: a moderate form of quietism practiced in France toward the end of the 17th century having none of the antinomianism of pure quietism but placing the essence of the spiritual life in complete surrender to love of God without thought of reward or punishment

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semi- + quietism

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“Semiquietism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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