Definition of ecclesiasticism in English:

ecclesiasticism

noun

mass noun
  • Adherence or over-attention to details of Church practice.

    ‘the ecclesiasticism that so often gets in the way of the gospel’
    • ‘Sphere sovereignty is an alternative to the world views of ecclesiasticism and secularism (especially in its Statist form).’
    • ‘He has been converted to the Catholicism of the American Bishops, if not to the ecclesiasticism of Rome.’

Pronunciation

ecclesiasticism

/ɪkliːzɪˈastɪsɪz(ə)m/