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faith healing

noun
1.
healing effected through prayer or religious faith; divine healing.
2.
a method employing faith or prayer in the hope of receiving such healing.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
Related forms
faith healer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for faith healer

faith healing

noun
1.
treatment of a sick person through the supposed power of religious faith
Derived Forms
faith healer, noun
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faith healer in Medicine

faith healer n.
One who treats disease with prayer.

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