Rationalism means: The doctrine or system of those who deduce their religious opinions from reason or the understanding, as distinct from, or opposed to, revelation.
Rationalism means: The system that makes rational power the ultimate test of truth; -- opposed to sensualism, or sensationalism, and empiricism.
Realism means: As opposed to nominalism, the doctrine that genera and species are real things or entities, existing independently of our conceptions. According to realism the Universal exists ante rem (Plato), or in re (Aristotle).
Realism means: As opposed to idealism, the doctrine that in sense perception there is an immediate cognition of the external object, and our knowledge of it is not mediate and representative.
Realism means: Fidelity to nature or to real life; representation without idealization, and making no appeal to the imagination; adherence to the actual fact.
Regalism means: The doctrine of royal prerogative or supremacy.
Revivalism means: The spirit of religious revivals; the methods of revivalists.
Ritualism means: A system founded upon a ritual or prescribed form of religious worship; adherence to, or observance of, a ritual.
Ritualism means: Specifically :(a) The principles and practices of those in the Church of England, who in the development of the Oxford movement, so-called, have insisted upon a return to the use in church services of the symbolic ornaments (altar cloths, encharistic vestments, candles, etc.) that were sanctioned in the second year of Edward VI., and never, as they maintain, forbidden by competennt authority, although generally disused. Schaff-Herzog Encyc. (b) Also, the principles and practices of those in the Protestant Episcopal Church who sympathize with this party in the Church of England.
Royalism means: the principles or conduct of royalists.
Zoolatry means: The worship of animals.
Zooidal means: Of or pertaining to a zooid; as, a zooidal form.
Zooid means: One of the individual animals in a composite group, as of Anthozoa, Hydroidea, and Bryozoa; -- sometimes restricted to those individuals in which the mouth and digestive organs are not developed.
Zooid means: An animal in one of its inferior stages of development, as one of the intermediate forms in alternate generation.
Zooid means: An organic body or cell having locomotion, as a spermatic cell or spermatozooid.
Zooid means: Pertaining to, or resembling, an animal.
Zoography means: A description of animals, their forms and habits.
Zoographist means: A zoographer.
Zoographical means: Of or pertaining to the description of animals.
Zoographic means: Alt. of Zoographical
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