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A religion native to Japan, characterized by veneration of nature spirits and ancestors and by a lack of formal dogma.
[Japanese shintō : shin, god (from Middle Chinese sɦin; also the source of Mandarin shén, spirit, god) + tō, dō, art, way; see aikido.]
Shin′to·ist adj. & n.
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the doctrines and practices of Shinto, the native religion of Japan, especially its system of nature and ancestor worship. — Shinto, n., adj. — Shintoistic, adj.See also: Religion
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|Noun||1.||Shintoism - the ancient indigenous religion of Japan lacking formal dogma; characterized by a veneration of nature spirits and of ancestors|
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Shintoism[ˈʃɪntəʊɪzəm] N → sintoísmo m
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n (Rel) → Schintoismus m
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