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: a member of a communistic sect of radical Pietists of the 17th and 18th centuries emphasizing spiritual rebirth and the inner illumination of the Holy Spirit as religious necessities


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: of or relating to Labadists or to their doctrines and practices

Word History



Jean de Labadie †1674 + English -ist

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“Labadist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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