Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Strict adherence to a text, especially of the Scriptures.
  • n. Textual criticism, especially of the Scriptures.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. strict adherence to some text, especially to the Bible
  • n. textual criticism, especially that of the Bible

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Strict adherence to the text.

Etymologies

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textual +‎ -ism

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