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Meaning of PRETERIST

Pronunciation:  'preturist

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a theologian who believes that the prophecies of the Apocalypse have already been fulfilled
 

PRETERIST is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: theologian, theologiser, theologist, theologizer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pret"er*ist\, n. [Pref. preter- + -ist.]
1. One whose chief interest is in the past; one who regards
   the past with most pleasure or favor.

2. (Theol.) One who believes the prophecies of the Apocalypse
   to have been already fulfilled. --Farrar.

 

 

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