Murji'ite

noun Mur·ji'·ite \ ˈmərjēˌīt \
variants: or Murjite \-rˌjīt\

Definition of Murji'ite

plural -s
1 :an early Muslim sect emphasizing a suspension of judgment against erring believers and the unfailing efficacy of faith over works
2 :a member of the Murji'ite sect

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Origin and Etymology of murji'ite

Arabic murji'ah believers in suspension of judgment + English -ite


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