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LEGALISM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does legalism mean? 

LEGALISM (noun)
  The noun LEGALISM has 1 sense:

1. strict conformity to the letter of the law rather than its spirit

  Familiarity information: LEGALISM used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LEGALISM (noun)


Sense 1legalism [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Strict conformity to the letter of the law rather than its spirit

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("legalism" is a kind of...):

conformism; conformity (orthodoxy in thoughts and belief)


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