Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Romanism: romanticist
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Romanism

the beliefs and practices of the Catholic Church based in Rome

References in periodicals archive ?
Romanism has ever tended to connect itself with absolutism, despotism, or irresponsible government.
ost of his career, The unflinching scourge of Romanism and Republicanism for 50 years would go on to become the anchor of powersharing with Sinn Fein.
Curial cardinals, indeed of other nationalities, but not of another mentality, rather strengthened Romanism instead of ecumenism.
Romanism and liberty are incompatible--they cannot dwell together.
Bacon, Rum, Romanism and Romer: Equal Protection and the Blaine Amendment in State Constitutions, 6 DEL.
From Romanism to Race: Anglo-American Liberties in Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Britons on both sides of the Atlantic came to understand that their religious and civil liberties were bound together--and threatened--by any encroachment of Romanism, priestcraft and arbitrary government.
Loyalty, Religion and State Power in Early Modern England: English Romanism and the Jacobean Oath of Allegiance.
Victorian controversialists disseminated the image of Romanism as a monstrous and sexually transgressive devourer of British national independence in tandem with the escalating debate over the Real Presence of the Eucharist, precisely the question of whether the Communion meal entails the actual consumption of the Body and Blood of Christ.
Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion: The Making of a President, 1884.
Blaine in 1888, after one of his supporters criticized the Democrats as the party of "Rum, Romanism and Rebellion.
For a long time the state capitalists and political hacks who controlled the Republican Party dominated American politics by an appeal to respectability against the Evil Party of "Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion"--the desire for respectable conformity being the predominant American characteristic, according to Tocqueville in the 19th century and Solzhenitsyn in the 20th.
I like the backhanded Catholic reference, lest readers forget that the Democracy is the party of rum, Romanism, and rebellion.
In countries like Italy and Spain, the sadness, Romanism, divorce was not legal until recently.