Popish vs Popishness - What's the difference?

popish | popishness |


As an adjective popish

is (derogatory) of or pertaining to roman catholicism.

As a noun popishness is

the state or condition of being popish.

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popish

English

Adjective

(head)
  • (derogatory) of or pertaining to Roman Catholicism
  • * Bishop Joseph Hall
  • I do, therefore, much blame the petulcity of whatsoever author, that should dare to impute a Popish affection to him
  • (derogatory) acting like, or holding beliefs similar to, the pope.
  • Synonyms

    * Catholic (neutral ) * papal (neutral ) * papist (derogatory ) * Roman Catholic (neutral ) * Romish (derogatory )

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    popishness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The state or condition of being popish.
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