voodooism

noun
voo·​doo·​ism | \ ˈvü-(ˌ)dü-ˌi-zəm How to pronounce voodooism (audio) \

Definition of voodooism

2 : the practice of witchcraft

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Other Words from voodooism

voodooist \ ˈvü-​(ˌ)dü-​ist How to pronounce voodooism (audio) \ noun
voodooistic \ ˌvü-​(ˌ)dü-​ˈi-​stik How to pronounce voodooism (audio) \ adjective

Examples of voodooism in a Sentence

voodooism is condemned by several religions
Recent Examples on the Web With origins in voodooism in colonial Haiti, zombies have for decades served as a social allegory providing biting (ahem) commentary in the U.S. Los Angeles Times, 23 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of voodooism

1865, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Voodooism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voodooism. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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