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[ik-stur-nl-iz-uh m] /ɪkˈstɜr nlˌɪz əm/

attention to , especially excessive attention to , as in religion.
exaggerated emphasis on outward form, esp in religious worship
a philosophical doctrine holding that only objects that can be perceived by the senses are real; phenomenalism


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