Adventism

noun
Ad·​vent·​ism | \ ˈad-ˌven-ˌti-zəm How to pronounce Adventism (audio) \

Definition of Adventism

1 : the doctrine that the second coming of Christ and the end of the world are near at hand
2 : the principles and practices of Seventh-Day Adventists

Other Words from Adventism

Adventist \ əd-​ˈven-​tist How to pronounce Adventism (audio) , ad-​ˈven-​ , ˈad-​ˌven-​ \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of Adventism

1874, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Adventism

advent + -ism

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“Adventism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Adventism. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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