Definitions for: Jesuitism


[n] the theology or the practices of the Jesuits (often considered to be casuistic)



Webster (1913) Definition: Jes"u*it*ism, n. [Cf. F. j['e]suitisme.]
1. The principles and practices of the Jesuits.

2. Cunning; deceit; deceptive practices to effect a purpose;
subtle argument; -- an opprobrious use of the word.

Synonyms: Jesuitry

See Also: Christian theology


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