Definition of Molochism in English:

Molochism

noun

  • Behaviour or an action characterized by cruelty, violent sacrifice, or some other attribute associated with Moloch or his cult.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From the name of Moloch + -ism. Compare slightly earlier Molochize.

Pronunciation

Molochism

/ˈməʊlɒkɪz(ə)m/