revivalist
noun Date: 1820 1. one who conducts religious revivals; specifically a member of the clergy who travels about to conduct revivals 2. one who revives or restores something disused • revivalist adjectiverevivalistic adjective

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  • revivalist — revivàlist (revivalȉst) m DEFINICIJA onaj koji je započeo ili izvršio duhovni preporod; duhovni preporoditelj ETIMOLOGIJA vidi revival …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Revivalist — Re*viv al*ist, n. A clergyman or layman who promotes revivals of religion; an advocate for religious revivals; sometimes, specifically, a clergyman, without a particular charge, who goes about to promote revivals. Also used adjectively. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • revivalist — [ri vī′vəlist] n. 1. a person who promotes or conducts religious revivals 2. a person who revives former ways, institutions, etc. revivalistic adj …   English World dictionary

  • revivalist — [[t]rɪva͟ɪvəlɪst[/t]] revivalists ADJ: ADJ n Revivalist people or activities are involved in trying to make a particular religion more popular and more influential. ...the Hindu revivalist party... They attended a revivalist meeting and became… …   English dictionary

  • revivalist — UK [rɪˈvaɪv(ə)lɪst] / US noun [countable] Word forms revivalist : singular revivalist plural revivalists someone who tries to make something popular or successful again, especially religion Derived word: revivalist UK / US adjective …   English dictionary

  • revivalist — revivalistic, adj. /ri vuy veuh list/, n. 1. a person, esp. a member of the clergy, who promotes or holds religious revivals. 2. a person who revives former customs, methods, etc. [1810 20; REVIVAL + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • revivalist — 1. noun a) someone who seeks to revive something b) an evangelistic preacher 2. adjective evangelistic …   Wiktionary

  • revivalist — Synonyms and related words: adorer, beadsman, celebrant, chapelgoer, churchgoer, colporteur, communicant, congregation, daily communicant, evangelist, idolater, missionary, missionary apostolic, missionary rector, missioner, petitioner, prayer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • revivalist — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. evangelist, gospel shouter, jubilee singer. See piety. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. preacher, missionary, evangelist; see minister 1 …   English dictionary for students

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