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qui•et•ism



Pronunciation: (kwī'i-tiz"um), [key]
n.
1. 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.
2. some similar form of religious mysticism.
3. mental or bodily repose or passivity.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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