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Adventist

[ad-ven-tist, ad-ven-] /ˈæd vɛn tɪst, ædˈvɛn-/
noun
1.
Also called Second Adventist. a member of any of certain Christian denominations that maintain that the Second Advent of Christ is imminent.
adjective
2.
of or relating to Adventists.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; Advent + -ist
Related forms
Adventism, noun
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Adventist

/ˈædvɛntɪst; ˈædvən-/
noun
1.
a member of any of the Christian groups, such as the Seventh-Day Adventists that hold that the Second Coming of Christ is imminent
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Word Origin and History for adventism

Adventist

1843, from Advent + -ist. Church Latin adventus was applied to the coming of the Savior, both the first or the anticipated second, hence Adventist, a name applied to millenarian sects, especially and originally the Millerites (U.S.).

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