Adiaphorist
Adiaphorist Ad`i*aph"o*rist, n. [See {Adiaphorous}.] (Eccl. Hist.) One of the German Protestants who, with Melanchthon, held some opinions and ceremonies to be indifferent or nonessential, which Luther condemned as sinful or heretical. --Murdock. [1913 Webster]

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