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Meaning of JANSENIST

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an advocate of Jansenism
 

JANSENIST is a 9 letter word that starts with J.

 

 See Also: advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Jan"sen*ist\, n. [F. Jans['e]niste.] (Eccl. Hist.)
A follower of Cornelius Jansen, a Roman Catholic bishop of
Ypres, in Flanders, in the 17th century, who taught certain
doctrines denying free will and the possibility of resisting
divine grace.

 

 

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