noun. ['ˈspɪrɪˌtʃuːəˌlɪzm'] the belief that the spirits of dead people can communicate with people who are still alive (especially via a medium).
Words that Rhyme with Spiritualism
Example sentences of the word spiritualism
1. Noun, singular or mass
Visit the camp to learn about spiritualism or transfiguration.
Quotes containing the word spiritualism
1. There is a philosophy that says that if something is unobservable -- unobservable in principle -- it is not part of science. If there is no way to falsify or confirm a hypothesis, it belongs to the realm of metaphysical speculation, together with astrology and spiritualism. By that standard, most of the universe has no scientific reality -- it's just a figment of our imaginations.
- Leonard Susskind, The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics
noun. ['ˈspɪrɪˌtʃuːəˌlɪzm'] (theology) any doctrine that asserts the separate existence of God.
noun. ['ˈspɪrɪˌtʃuːəˌlɪzm'] concern with things of the spirit.