Definition of traducianism in English:

traducianism

noun

  • The theory or doctrine that the soul of a child, like the body, is propagated by or inherited from the parents at conception, rather than being created directly by God. Opposed to creationism.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From traducian + -ism, after German Traducianismus.

Pronunciation

traducianism

/trəˈdjuːʃ(ə)nɪz(ə)m//trəˈdʒuːsɪənɪz(ə)m//trəˈdjuːsɪənɪz(ə)m/