Swedenborgian

adjective
Swe·​den·​bor·​gian | \ ˌswē-dᵊn-ˈbȯr-j(ē-)ən How to pronounce Swedenborgian (audio) , -ˈbȯr-gē-ən \

Definition of Swedenborgian

: of or relating to the teachings of Emanuel Swedenborg or the Church of the New Jerusalem based on his teachings

Other Words from Swedenborgian

Swedenborgian noun
Swedenborgianism \ ˌswē-​dᵊn-​ˈbȯr-​j(ē-​)ə-​ˌni-​zəm How to pronounce Swedenborgianism (audio) , -​gē-​ə-​ \ noun

First Known Use of Swedenborgian

1807, in the meaning defined above

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“Swedenborgian.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Swedenborgian. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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