Definition of Newmanism in US English:

Newmanism

noun

Christian Church
historical
  • The theological and ecclesiastical body of views put forward by John Henry Newman before he left the Anglican Church to become a Roman Catholic in 1845; the principles involved in Newman's teaching of this time; support for these principles.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Frederick Faber (1814–1863), Church of England clergyman and Roman Catholic priest. From the name of John Henry Newman, English theologian + -ism.

Pronunciation

Newmanism

/ˈnjuːmənɪz(ə)m/