noun Ar·nold·ist \ˈärnəldə̇st\

Definition of Arnoldist



  1. :  one of the followers of Arnold of Brescia, who preached against clerical riches and corruption and instigated the Romans to rebel against the temporal power of the pope

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Origin and Etymology of arnoldist

Arnold of Brescia (Arnaldo da Brescia) †1155 Italian political reformer + English -ist

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to criticize severely

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