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1. popery

noun. offensive terms for the practices and rituals of the Roman Catholic Church.

Synonyms

  • papism
  • practice

Antonyms

  • disagree

Etymology

  • -ery (English)
  • pope (English)
  • papa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word popery


1. Noun, singular or mass
Papists became a derogatory term for Catholics and "popery" was used to describe any religious practice resembling Catholicism.

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