Definition of macarism in English:

macarism

(also makarism)

noun

  • 1The ascription of happiness to a person. rare.

  • 2Theology. A declaration or ascription of special blessedness; = "beatitude".

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Whately (1787–1863), Church of Ireland archbishop of Dublin and philosopher. From ancient Greek μακαρισμός from μακαρίζειν + -ισμός.

Pronunciation

macarism

/ˈmakərɪz(ə)m/