Etymology
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Jainism (n.)

1858, from Jain + -ism. Jainist is attested from 1816.

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Definitions of Jainism

Jainism (n.)
sect founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism;
Jainism (n.)
religion founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism; emphasizes asceticism and immortality and transmigration of the soul; denies existence of a perfect or supreme being;
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