Simple Definition of charismatic
: having great charm or appeal : filled with charisma
—used to describe Christian religious groups whose members believe that they can communicate directly with God to receive help and guidance and the power to heal others
Examples of charismatic
He is a charismatic leader.
<the cult's charismatic leader had managed to persuade seemingly rational people to obey him blindly>
Origin of charismatic
First Known Use: circa 1868
Rhymes with charismatic
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Definition of charismatic
: a member of a religious group or movement that stresses the seeking of direct divine inspiration and charisms (as glossolalia or healing)
First Known Use of charismatic
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