Jesuitism



the system, principles, or practices of the .
(often lowercase) a principle or practice, as casuistry, equivocation, or craft, ascribed to the by their opponents.
Historical Examples

This is one of the grand causes of the success of Jesuitism in this country.
Auricular Confession and Popish Nunneries William Hogan

But the vital force of Jesuitism had suffered no diminution.
La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West Francis Parkman

There is apt to be a spirit of Jesuitism in all men consumed with zeal, determined on success.
Beacon Lights of History, Volume VI John Lord

Cavour sought him, and asked him to reveal the secrets of Jesuitism.
Donahoe’s Magazine, Vol. XV, No. 4, April, 1886 Various

There was a Jesuitism in this speech, which did not recommend it or its speaker to the Contessa Violante.
A Siren Thomas Adolphus Trollope

The “Account of the Conscience” is of the very essence of Jesuitism.
A Short History of Monks and Monasteries Alfred Wesley Wishart

“I prevent the progress of Jesuitism and Idolatry,” he said to himself.
The Red and the Black Stendhal

Suppose they even succeeded in suppressing Jesuitism altogether in that country, what then?
Auricular Confession and Popish Nunneries William Hogan

The emotional element in Jesuitism appealed strongly to women.
Women of the Teutonic Nations Hermann Schoenfeld

But this is Jesuitism seeking to relieve itself of the painful obligation of loving God.
Auricular Confession and Popish Nunneries William Hogan

noun
theology or practices of the Jesuits
(informal, offensive) subtle and equivocating arguments; casuistry

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