noun tra·du·cian·ism \-əˌnizəm\

Definition of traducianism



  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of traducianism

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

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a trip made at another's expense

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