Quietism definition

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A form of Christian mysticism enjoining passive contemplation and the beatific annihilation of the will.
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A state of quietness and passivity.
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A mysticism based on spiritual passivity; specif., a mysticism so minimizing or so completely rejecting human volition and effort as, often, to produce indifference to one's lot in an afterlife and to engender a sense of being incapable of any personal merit or guilt.
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Lack of concern about what may happen; apathy.
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A form of mysticism involving quiet contemplation.
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A state of passive quietness.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
quietism
Plural:
quietisms

Origin of quietism

  • quiet +"Ž -ism

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