A form of Christian mysticism enjoining passive contemplation and the beatific annihilation of the will.
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.
A state of quietness and passivity.
Lack of concern about what may happen; apathy.
Origin of quietism
quiet +"Ž -ism