exclusivism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

exclusive +‎ -ism

Noun[edit]

exclusivism (countable and uncountable, plural exclusivisms)

  1. The practice of being exclusive; a mentality or policy that excludes others.
  2. (religion) The doctrine that one religion is the only true religion, or that one religious sect is the only true version of a larger religion.