Sufism

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Su·fism

 (so͞o′fĭz′əm)
n.
Islamic mysticism.
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Sufism

(ˈsuːfɪzəm)
n
(Islam) the mystical doctrines of the Sufis
Sufistic adj
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Suflism, Sufism

the beliefs and practices of an ascetic, retiring, and mystical sect in Islam. — Sufi, n., adj.
See also: Islam
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Noun1.Sufism - Islamic mysticism
mysticism, religious mysticism - a religion based on mystical communion with an ultimate reality
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Islamic Sufiism has been significant, as have pre-Islamic customs such as ancestor veneration and visits to shrines.