Definition of nomistic in US English:

nomistic

adjective

  • Especially of religion: based on law; legalistic.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Estlin Carpenter (1824–1927), Unitarian minister and college head. From ancient Greek νόμος law + -istic, after Dutch nomistisch.

Pronunciation

nomistic

/nəˈmɪstɪk/