plural -s
: a theological doctrine that the human souls of new infants are generated from the souls of their parents at the moment of conception much in the same manner as the generation of human bodies compare creationism, infusionism

Word History


New Latin traducianismus, from Medieval Latin traducianus + Latin -ismus -ism

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“Traducianism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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