Definition of 'hasidism'
- a sect of Orthodox Jews that arose out of a pietistic movement originating in eastern Europe in the second half of the 18th century; a sect that follows the Mosaic law strictly
Synonyms: Hasidim Hassidim Chasidim Chassidim
- beliefs and practices of a sect of Orthodox Jews
Synonyms: Hassidism Chasidism Chassidism