also Chasid or Chassid noun (plural Hasidim; also Chasidim or Chassidim) Etymology: Hebrew ḥāsīdh pious Date: 1812 1. a member of a Jewish sect of the second century B.C. opposed to Hellenism and devoted to the strict observance of the ritual law 2. (also Hassid) a member of a Jewish mystical sect founded in Poland about 1750 in opposition to rationalism and ritual laxity • Hasidic also Hassidic or Chasidic or Chassidic adjective

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  • Hasid — Hasidic /hah sid ik, heuh /, adj. /hah sid/; Ashk. Heb. /khaw sid/; Seph. Heb. /khah seed /, n., pl. Hasidim /hah sid im, heuh /; Ashk. Heb. /khaw see dim/; Seph. Heb. /khah see deem /. Judaism. 1. a member of a sect founded in Poland in the 18th …   Universalium

  • Hasid — [ hasɪd] (also Chasid, Chassid, or Hassid) noun (plural Hasidim) an adherent of Hasidism. Derivatives Hasidic sɪdɪk adjective Origin from Heb. ḥāsīḏ pious …   English new terms dictionary

  • Hasid — Ha•sid [[t]ˈhɑ sɪd, ˈxɑ , ˈxɔ , xɑˈsid[/t]] n. pl. Ha•sid•im [[t]hɑˈsɪd ɪm, xɑ , ˌxɑ siˈdim[/t]] jud a member of a Jewish sect founded in Poland in the 18th century that emphasizes mysticism, ritual strictness, religious zeal, and joy • Etymology …   From formal English to slang

  • Hasid — /ˈhæsɪd/ (say hasid) noun (plural Hasidim /ˈhæsədim/ (say hasuhdeem), / dɪm/ (say dim)) 1. a sect of Jewish mystics founded in Poland in 1750; characterised by religious zeal and ritual strictness. 2. a second century BC Jewish sect. Also, Hassid …   Australian English dictionary

  • Hasid — (pl. Hasidim) a member of any of several mystical Jewish sects esp. one founded in the 18th c. Derivatives: Hasidic adj. Etymology: Heb. hasicircd pious * * * Hasid, ic, im, ism see Chasid, Chassid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hasid —  pl. Hasidim; Hasidic (adj.). Jewish sect …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • hasid — n. member of a mystical Jewish sect founded in 18th century Poland by Baal Shem Tov …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hasid — ha·sid …   English syllables

  • hâsıd — (A.) [ ﺪﺹﺎﺣ ] ekin biçen, hasatçı …   Osmanli Türkçesİ sözlüğü

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