Molinist

noun (1)
Mo·​li·​nist | \ -nə̇st \
plural -s

Definition of Molinist

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an advocate or follower of the doctrine of Luis Molina

Molinist

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of Molinist (Entry 2 of 2)

: an advocate or follower of the quietism of Miguel de Molinos

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History and Etymology for Molinist

Noun (1)

Spanish molinista, from Luis Molina †1600 + Spanish -ista -ist

Noun (2)

Spanish molinista, from Miguel de Molinos + Spanish -ista -ist

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

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