[fee-dey-iz-uh m, fahy-dee-] /ˈfi deɪˌɪz əm, ˈfaɪ di-/

exclusive reliance in religious matters upon faith, with consequent rejection of appeals to science or philosophy.
the theological doctrine that religious truth is a matter of faith and cannot be established by reason Compare natural theology

1885, from Latin fides “faith” (see faith) + -ism.


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