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1. syncretism

noun. the fusion of originally different inflected forms (resulting in a reduction in the use of inflections).

Antonyms

  • assortative mating

Etymology

  • syncretismus (Latin)
  • συγκρητισμός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. syncretism

noun. the union (or attempted fusion) of different systems of thought or belief (especially in religion or philosophy).

Synonyms

  • unification

Antonyms

  • endogamy
  • exogamy

Etymology

  • syncretismus (Latin)
  • συγκρητισμός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Example sentences of the word syncretism


1. Noun, singular or mass
This syncretism has created a complex system with its own unique holidays, as well as a particularly Haitian spin on other religions' holidays.

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