spiritualist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

spiritual +‎ -ist

Noun[edit]

spiritualist (plural spiritualists)

  1. One who professes a regard for spiritual things only; one whose employment is of a spiritual character; an ecclesiastic.
  2. (philosophy) One who maintains the philosophic doctrine of spiritualism.
  3. One who practises spiritism (a.k.a. spiritualism); a believer in the possibility of communication with the dead; one who attempts to communicate with the dead.

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Adjective[edit]

spiritualist (comparative more spiritualist, superlative most spiritualist)

  1. Pertaining to spiritualism; spiritualistic.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed. Equivalent to spiritueel +‎ -ist.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌspi.ri.ty.aːˈlɪst/
  • Hyphenation: spi‧ri‧tu‧a‧list

Noun[edit]

spiritualist m (plural spiritualisten)

  1. (historical, Christianity) Spiritualist (dissident Christian stressing communion with the Holy Spirit and moral improvement through sanctification while rejecting the outwardly church, without necessarily separating from the Roman Catholic Church)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French spiritualiste.

Noun[edit]

spiritualist m (plural spiritualiști)

  1. spiritualist

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