quietism: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kwī'i-tiz"um), [key]
- a form of religious mysticism taught by Molinos, a Spanish priest, in the latter part of the 17th century, requiring extinction of the will, withdrawal from worldly interests, and passive meditation on God and divine things; Molinism.
- some similar form of religious mysticism.
- mental or bodily repose or passivity.
- quietism (Thesaurus)