Definition of "spiritualism" [spir•it•u•al•ism]

  • (noun) The belief that the dead communicate with the living, as through a medium.
  • (noun) The practices or doctrines of those holding such a belief.
  • (noun) A philosophy, doctrine, or religion emphasizing the spiritual aspect of being.

Use "spiritualism" in a sentence

  • "The term spiritualism has come to signify more than has usually been ascribed to it, for some recent authors are now using the term to denote"
  • "Still, as I said, the only way for a homosexual to believe in spiritualism which accepts homosexuality, Buddhism is the only faith."
  • "The Sherlock Homes stories certainly seem to endorse logic and science, and yet he was involved in spiritualism and in the Cottingley Fairies affair."

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