gentilism


Related to gentilism: genteelism

gentilism

(ˈdʒɛntɪlɪzəm)
n
heathenism

gentilism

the state or quality of being non-Jewish, and especially a heathen or pagan. — gentile, n., adj.
See also: Religion
the state or quality of being non-Jewish, and especially a heathen or pagan.
See also: Race
the state or quality of being non-Jewish. — gentile, n., adj.
See also: Judaism
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