Definition of sacerdotalism in US English:

sacerdotalism

noun

  • See sacerdotal

    • ‘Then, properly speaking, the mystical Christ was localized in the Christian sacerdotalism of the bishops.’
    • ‘At the Reformation this doctrine had immediate effect in the overthrow of Roman sacerdotalism — Jesus Christ is our sole Priest.’

Pronunciation

sacerdotalism

/ˌsakərˈdōdlˌizəm/