noun char·ism \ˈker-ˌi-zəm, ˈka-ˌri-\
plural cha·ris·ma·ta \kə-ˈriz-mə-tə; ˌker-iz-ˈmä-tə, ˌka-riz-\ or charisms

Definition of CHARISM

:  an extraordinary power (as of healing) given a Christian by the Holy Spirit for the good of the church

Origin of CHARISM

Greek charisma
First Known Use: circa 1641


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