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Quietism

Qui´et`ism
n.1.Peace or tranquillity of mind; calmness; indifference; apathy; dispassion; indisturbance; inaction.
2.(Eccl. Hist.) The system of the Quietists, who maintained that religion consists in the withdrawal of the mind from worldly interests and anxieties and its constant employment in the passive contemplation of God and his attributes.
Noun1.quietism - a form of religious mysticism requiring withdrawal from all human effort and passive contemplation of God
Quakerism, a wise passiveness, acquiescence, amenability, ataraxia, ataraxy, blank mind, blankmindedness, blankness, calm of mind, calmness, compliance, composure, contemplation, contemplative life, do-nothing policy, do-nothingism, do-nothingness, dormancy, emptiness of mind, empty-headedness, fallow mind, fatuity, foolishness, humbleness, humility, idleness, immobility, imperturbability, inaction, inactivity, inanity, indolence, inertia, inertness, laissez-aller, laissez-faire, laissez-faireism, lucid stillness, marmoreal repose, meditation, meekness, mental blankness, neutralism, neutrality, neutralness, nirvana, noninvolvement, nonparticipation, nonresistance, nonviolence, nonviolent resistance, obedience, oblivion, pacifism, paralysis, passive resistance, passive self-annihilation, passiveness, passivism, passivity, peace, peacefulness, placidity, placidness, policy, procrastination, quiescence, quiescency, quiet, quietness, quietude, repose, resignation, rest, restfulness, satori, serenity, silence, silken repose, sleep, slumber, stagnancy, stagnation, standpattism, stasis, stillness, submission, submissiveness, tabula rasa, thoughtfreeness, thoughtlessness, tranquillity, uncomplainingness, unintelligence, vacancy, vacuity, vegetation, vita contemplativa, waiting game, watching and waiting, wise passiveness
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