pentecostalist

Pentecostal

[pen-ti-kaw-stuhl, -stl, -kos-tuhl, -tl-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Pentecost.
2.
noting or pertaining to any of various Christian groups, usually fundamentalist, that emphasize the activity of the holy spirit, stress holiness of living, and express their religious feelings uninhibitedly, as by speaking in tongues.
noun
3.
Also called Pentecostalist. a member of any Pentecostal denomination.

Origin:
1540–50; < Late Latin pentēcostālis. See Pentecost, -al1

post-Pentecostal, adjective
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Pentecostal (ˌpɛntɪˈkɒstəl)
 
adj
1.  (usually prenominal) of or relating to any of various Christian groups that emphasize the charismatic aspects of Christianity and adopt a fundamental attitude to the Bible
2.  of or relating to Pentecost or the influence of the Holy Ghost
 
n
3.  a member of a Pentecostal Church
 
Pente'costalism
 
n
 
Pente'costalist
 
n, —adj

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