adjective see quietism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Quietistic — Qui et*is tic, a. Of or pertaining to the Quietists, or to Quietism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quietistic — See quietist. * * * …   Universalium

  • quietistic — adjective Of or relating to quietism, a philosophy of passivity and non involvement …   Wiktionary

  • quietistic — qui·et·is·tic …   English syllables

  • quietistic — adjective see quietist II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quietism — • Doctrine which declares that man s highest perfection consists in a sort of psychical self annihilation and a consequent absorption of the soul into the Divine Essence even during the present life Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • quietism — quietist, n., adj. quietistic, adj. /kwuy i tiz euhm/, n. 1. a form of religious mysticism taught by Molinos, a Spanish priest, in the latter part of the 17th century, requiring extinction of the will, withdrawal from worldly interests, and… …   Universalium

  • quietism — noun Date: 1687 1. a. a system of religious mysticism teaching that perfection and spiritual peace are attained by annihilation of the will and passive absorption in contemplation of God and divine things b. a passive withdrawn attitude or policy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Rebecca West — Portrait of Rebecca West by Madame Yevonde Born Cicely Isabel Fairfield 21 December 1892(1892 12 21) London, England (or county Kerry, Ireland?) …   Wikipedia

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