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[ee-van-jel-i-kuh-liz-uh m, ev-uh n-] /ˌi vænˈdʒɛl ɪ kəˌlɪz əm, ˌɛv ən-/
evangelical doctrines or principles.
adherence to evangelical principles or doctrines or to an evangelical church or party.
Origin of evangelicalism
1825-35; evangelical + -ism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Henceforth Newman bore no more traces either of evangelicalism or of liberalism.

    Edward Caldwell Moore Edward Moore
  • This brought him back for a season to the evangelicalism he had been reared in.

  • evangelicalism had stirred old-fashioned orthodoxy, and we felt its action.

    Chantry House Charlotte M. Yonge
  • But evangelicalism, and the great truths of evangelicalism, are very different things.

    Flowers of Freethought George W. Foote
  • evangelicalism has been proud of ceasing to invest in relics, its swindling angels helping it to better things, as it supposes.

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