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revivalist

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noun re·viv·al·ist \-ˈvī-və-list, -ˈvīv-list\

Simple Definition of revivalist

  • religion : someone who organizes and leads a revival meeting

  • : someone who uses or practices something that was popular in the past

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of revivalist

  1. 1 :  one who conducts religious revivals; specifically :  a member of the clergy who travels about to conduct revivals

  2. 2 :  one who revives or restores something disused

revivalist adjective
revivalistic play \-ˌvī-və-ˈlis-tik\ adjective

1820

First Known Use of revivalist

1820


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