noun see illuminism

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  • illuminist — See illuminism. * * * …   Universalium

  • illuminist — noun /ɪˈluːmɪnɪst/ Someone who subscribes to the doctrine of illuminism, or who claims to have achieved spiritual illumination; one of the Illuminati. For some years, the Swedenborgians had been corresponding with fellow Illuminists in Poland,… …   Wiktionary

  • Illuminist — Il|lu|mi|nịst, der; en, en: Illuminator …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Illuminist — Il|lu|mi|nist der; en, en <zu ↑> svw. ↑Illuminator …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • illuminist — n. one who believes that he possesses great spiritual or intellectual enlightenment, one who believes in illuminism; member of the Illuminati …   English contemporary dictionary

  • illuminist — il·lu·mi·nist …   English syllables

  • illuminist — nə̇st noun ( s) Usage: often attributive Etymology: New Latin illuminati + English ist 1. : one that professes illuminism 2. usually capitalized : one of the Illuminati …   Useful english dictionary

  • illuminism — illuminist, n. /i looh meuh niz euhm/, n. 1. the doctrines or claims of Illuminati. 2. a doctrine of enlightenment. [1790 1800; ILLUMIN(ATI) + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Thomasine Church (Gnostic) — According to the lore of the Thomasine Church, Thomas the Apostle was referred to by Christ as his spiritual twin and as an intimate confidant. According to the Church, the Thomasine movement began in Edessa, a city in eastern Syria.The modern… …   Wikipedia

  • Antiscience — is a position critical of science and the scientific method. People holding antiscientific views are generally skeptical that science is an objective method, as it purports to be, or that it generates universal knowledge. They also contend that… …   Wikipedia

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