Spiritualist
Spiritualist Spir"it*u*al*ist, n. 1. One who professes a regard for spiritual things only; one whose employment is of a spiritual character; an ecclesiastic. [1913 Webster]

2. One who maintains the doctrine of spiritualism. [1913 Webster]

3. One who believes in direct intercourse with departed spirits, through the agency of persons commonly called mediums, by means of physical phenomena; one who attempts to maintain such intercourse; a spiritist. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • spiritualist — spirituàlist (spiritualȉst) m DEFINICIJA stvaralac ili sljedbenik spiritualizma ETIMOLOGIJA vidi spiritualan …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Spiritualist — Spir it*u*al*ist, a. Spiritualistic. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spirituàlist — (spiritualı̏st) m (spirituàlistkinja, spirituàlistica ž) stvaralac ili sljedbenik spiritualizma …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • spiritualist — 1852, one who believes in the ability of the living to communicate with the dead via a medium, from SPIRITUAL (Cf. spiritual) + IST (Cf. ist) (also see SPIRIT (Cf. spirit)). Every two or three years the Americans have a paroxysm of humbug ... at… …   Etymology dictionary

  • spiritualist — spiritualism ► NOUN ▪ a system of belief and practice based on supposed communication with the spirits of the dead, especially through mediums. DERIVATIVES spiritualist noun spiritualistic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • spiritualist — noun see spiritualism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • spiritualist — /spir i chooh euh list/, n. 1. an adherent of spiritualism. 2. a person who is concerned with or insists on the spiritual side of things. [1640 50; SPIRITUAL + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • spiritualist — 1. noun Somebody who practises spiritualism; somebody who believes in the possibility of communication with the dead; somebody who attempts to communicate with the dead. Syn: medium, spiritist 2. adjective Pertaining to spiritualism; …   Wiktionary

  • Spiritualist — Spi|ri|tu|a|lịst 〈m. 16〉 Anhänger, Vertreter des Spiritualismus * * * Spi|ri|tu|a|lịst, der; en, en: Anhänger, Vertreter des Spiritualismus …   Universal-Lexikon

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