Meaning of sacramentalism


Pronunciation: (sak"ru-men'tl-iz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. a belief in or emphasis on the importance and efficacy of the sacraments for achieving salvation and conferring grace.
  2. emphasis on the importance of sacramental objects and ritual actions.
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