Satanist vs Satanism - What's the difference?

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As a noun satanism is

(satanism).

satanist

English

Proper noun

(Satanists)
  • One who identifies with Anton Szandor LaVey's philosophical teachings and the religion, Satanism, founded upon it
  • Examples of Satanists include Luciferians and Laveyans.
  • One who worships Satan.
  • Hyponyms

    * LaVeyan Satanist, Luciferian

    satanism

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia) (Wikipedia) (LaVeyan Satanism)
  • Worship of Satan (usually synonymous with "the Devil").
  • Religious groups that follow Satanism include Luciferians and Laveyans .
  • A profession, philosophy, or ideological construct featuring a positive, admirable, or useful association to the figure, character or entity known as 'Satan'.
  • LaVeyan Satanism.
  • Hyponyms

    * LaVeyan Satanism, Luciferian, LaVeyanism

    Usage notes

    * Satanism is not always capitalized in all senses. * Self-identified Satanists typically use the term Satanism'' in senses 3 and 4, and use the terms ''Satanic'' and ''Satanist analogously.

    See also

    * satanic, Satanic * satanist, Satanist