Ad·​vent·​ism ˈad-ˌven-ˌti-zəm How to pronounce Adventism (audio)
: the doctrine that the second coming of Christ and the end of the world are near at hand
: the principles and practices of Seventh-Day Adventists
əd-ˈven-tist How to pronounce Adventism (audio)
adjective or noun

Examples of Adventism in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Also the Fifth Monarchy of 1666, the Seventh-Day Adventism of 1843 and the Y2K mania. Michael Taylor, San Antonio Express-News, 1 Dec. 2021 After 150 years, Seventh-day Adventism is now one of the largest Christian denominations on the planet, after all. Phil Plait, Discover Magazine, 20 May 2011

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Word History


advent + -ism

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Adventism was in 1874

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“Adventism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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