Definition of Baha'ism in US English:

Baha'ism

(also Bahaism)

noun

  • See Baha'i

    • ‘She said: ‘Baha'ism has been such a great influence on my life.’
    • ‘The volume includes brief histories and contacts relating to Baha'ism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Native American traditional spirituality and Sikhism.’
    • ‘He assumed the title of "Abdul Baha" and took over the reign of Bahaism.’
    • ‘If you take Buddha out of Buddhism, Mohammed out of Islam…, Krishna out of Hinduism…, Baha'u'lla out of Bahaism… you still have their teachings, they are all doing quite well without their teacher being alive today.’
    • ‘Bahaism traces its roots back to a Shia sect called Babism.’

Pronunciation

Baha'ism

/-ˌizəm/