Familist
Familist Fam"i*list, n. [From {Family}.] (Eccl. Hist.) One of a fanatical Antinomian sect originating in Holland, and existing in England about 1580, called the Family of Love, who held that religion consists wholly in love. [1913 Webster]

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  • familist — FAMILÍST, Ă, familişti, ste, s.m. şi f. (fam.) Persoană căsătorită, persoană care şi a întemeiat o familie (1). – Familie + suf. ist. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  Familist ≠ burlac, celibatar, holtei, flăcău Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • Familist — The Family of Love or Familists (English term) was a mystic religious sect known as the Familia Caritatis (Hus der Lieften; Huis der Liefde; Haus der Liebe; Family of Love), founded by Hendrik Niclaes.Niclaes was a prosperous merchant. In 1532 33 …   Wikipedia

  • Familist — Member of the Family of Love religious sect. It was founded by a 16th century Dutch merchant, Hendrik Niclaes, whose goal was to end religious wrangling and unite all lovers of truth in one great Christian fellowship of peace. His largest… …   Universalium

  • familist — noun A member of a religious sect, the Family of Love, in 16th century Europe …   Wiktionary

  • familist — n. member of an Antinomian sect called the Family of Love (that originated in Holland) who advocated that religion is wholly be composed of love adj. of or based on family relationships …   English contemporary dictionary

  • familist — [ famɪlɪst] adjective relating to a social framework centred on family relationships. Derivatives familistic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • familist — fam·i·list …   English syllables

  • Familist — /ˈfæmələst/ (say famuhluhst) noun a member of the Familia Caritatis (Family of Love), a mystical Christian group founded in Germany in the 16th century. –Familism, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • familist — lə̇st noun ( s) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: family + ist : a member of a mystical and somewhat antinomian sect of 16th and 17th century Europe …   Useful english dictionary

  • familism — familist, n. familistic, adj. /fam euh liz euhm/, n. Sociol. the subordination of the personal interests and prerogatives of an individual to the values and demands of the family: Familism characterized the patriarchal family. [1635 45; FAMIL(Y)… …   Universalium

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