illuminist

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From illuminism.

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illuminist (plural illuminists)

  1. Someone who subscribes to the doctrine of illuminism, or who claims to have achieved spiritual illumination; one of the Illuminati.
    • 2006, Marsha Keith Schuchard, Why Mrs Blake Cried, Pimlico 2007, p. 218:
      For some years, the Swedenborgians had been corresponding with fellow Illuminists in Poland, Germany, Sweden and France, and they were eager to learn more about the mystical and millenarian prophecies emanating form their lodges.