spiritism

noun
spir·​it·​ism | \ˈspir-ə-ˌti-zəm \

Definition of spiritism 

Other Words from spiritism

spiritist \ˈspir-​ə-​tist \ noun
spiritistic \ˌspir-​ə-​ˈti-​stik \ adjective

First Known Use of spiritism

1853, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about spiritism

Statistics for spiritism

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for spiritism

The first known use of spiritism was in 1853

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on spiritism

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with spiritism

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about spiritism

Comments on spiritism

What made you want to look up spiritism? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to make faulty or ineffective

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!