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Hasid

noun Ha·sid \ˈha-səd, ˈḵä-\

Definition of Hasid

plural Hasidimplay also Chasidim or Chassidim play \ˈha-sə-dəm, ḵä-ˈsē-\

  1. 1 :  a member of a Jewish sect of the second century b.c. opposed to Hellenism and devoted to the strict observance of the ritual law

  2. 2 also Hassid :  a member of a Jewish mystical sect founded in Poland about 1750 in opposition to rationalism and ritual laxity

Hasidic also Hassidicplay or Chasidic or Chassidic \ha-ˈsi-dik, hä-, ḵä-\ adjective


Variants of hasid

also Chasid or Chassid play \ˈha-səd, ˈḵä-\

Origin of hasid

Hebrew ḥāsīdh pious


First Known Use: 1812

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