messianic

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

mes·si·an·ic

adjective \ˌme-sē-ˈa-nik\

: relating to or having the qualities of a messiah

: supporting a social, political, or religious cause or set of beliefs with great enthusiasm and energy

Full Definition of MESSIANIC

1
:  of or relating to a messiah
2
:  marked by idealism and an aggressive crusading spirit <messianic zeal>

Origin of MESSIANIC

probably from French messianique, from messianisme
First Known Use: circa 1834

Other Christian Religious Terms

Pentateuch, blasphemy, curate, doxology, eremite, iconoclasm, liturgy, orison, pneuma, reliquary

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