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1. shamanism

noun. ['ˈʃeɪməˌnɪzm'] an animistic religion of northern Asia having the belief that the mediation between the visible and the spirit worlds is effected by shamans.

Synonyms

  • religious belief
  • faith
  • Asian shamanism

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • apophatism
  • doctrine of analogy
  • cataphatism

Etymology

  • -ism (English)
  • shaman (English)
  • Schamane (German)

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2. shamanism

noun. ['ˈʃeɪməˌnɪzm'] any animistic religion similar to Asian shamanism (especially as practiced by certain Native American tribes).

Synonyms

  • faith
  • religion

Etymology

  • -ism (English)
  • shaman (English)
  • Schamane (German)

Sentences with shamanism


1. Noun, singular or mass
As paganism and shamanism are composed of many communities with divergent practices and beliefs, it is difficult to generalize about wedding and divorce customs, but certain rituals are widely used as templates for divorcing couples.

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