Zwinglian wing"li*an, prop. a. (Theol.) Of or pertaining to Ulric Zwingli (1481-1531), the reformer of German Switzerland, who maintained that in the Lord's Supper the true body of Christ is present by the contemplation of faith but not in essence or reality, and that the sacrament is a memorial without mystical elements. -- n. A follower of Zwingli. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Zwinglian — 1532, after Ulrich Zwingli (1484 1531), Swiss Protestant reformer …   Etymology dictionary

  • Zwinglian — [zwiŋ′lē ən] adj. of Zwingli or his doctrines, esp. the doctrine that the body of Christ is not actually present in the Eucharist and that the ceremony is merely a commemorative one n. a follower of Zwingli Zwinglianism n …   English World dictionary

  • Zwinglian — adjective Date: 1532 of or relating to Ulrich Zwingli or his teachings and especially his doctrine that Christ s presence in the Eucharist is not corporeal but symbolic • Zwinglian noun • Zwinglianism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Zwinglian — Zwinglianism, n. Zwinglianist, n., adj. /zwing glee euhn, swing , tsving lee /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Ulrich Zwingli or his doctrines, largely agreeing with those of Luther and offering a distinctive interpretation of the Lord s Supper. n.… …   Universalium

  • Zwinglian — 1. adjective Relating or referring to , his beliefs, or his followers and adherents. 2. noun A follower of Zwingli, who disagreed with Luther in rejecting the doctrine of the presence of Christ in the Eucharist …   Wiktionary

  • Zwinglian — adj. of or pertaining to the doctrine purported by Ulrich Zwingli n. follower of the doctrine purported by Ulrich Zwingli …   English contemporary dictionary

  • zwinglian — zwing·li·an …   English syllables

  • Zwinglian — /ˈsvɪŋgliən/ (say svinggleeuhn) adjective 1. of or relating to Ulrich Zwingli or his doctrines, which were largely in agreement with those of Luther and offered a distinctive, spiritualist interpretation of the Lord s Supper. –noun 2. a follower… …   Australian English dictionary

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