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catholicity


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Catholicity  \Cath`o*lic"i*ty\,  n. 
  1.  The  state  or  quality  of  being  catholic;  universality. 
 
  2.  Liberality  of  sentiments;  catholicism. 
 
  3.  Adherence  or  conformity  to  the  system  of  doctrine  held  by 
  all  parts  of  the  orthodox  Christian  church;  the  doctrine 
  so  held;  orthodoxy. 
 
  4.  Adherence  to  the  doctrines  of  the  church  of  Rome,  or  the 
  doctrines  themselves. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Catholicity 
  n  1:  the  beliefs  and  practices  of  a  Catholic  Church  [syn:  {Catholicism}, 
  {Catholicity}] 
  2:  the  quality  of  being  universal;  existing  everywhere  [syn:  {universality}] 




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