Antijesuitry

Jesuitism

[jezh-oo-i-tiz-uhm, jez-oo-, jez-yoo-]
noun
1.
the system, principles, or practices of the Jesuits.
2.
(often lowercase) a principle or practice, as casuistry, equivocation, or craft, ascribed to the Jesuits by their opponents.
Also, Jesuitry.


Origin:
1600–10; Jesuit + -ism

anti-Jesuitism, noun
anti-Jesuitry, noun
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Jesuitism or Jesuitry (ˈdʒɛzjʊɪˌtɪzəm)
 
n
1.  theology or practices of the Jesuits
2.  informal, offensive subtle and equivocating arguments; casuistry
 
Jesuitry or Jesuitry
 
n

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