ascensionist

noun
as·​cen·​sion·​ist | \ -ch(ə)nə̇st \
plural -s

Definition of ascensionist

1 : one that makes ascensions or ascents a balloon ascensionist
2 often capitalized : one of a group of 19th century Christians that prepared for the coming of Christ, the end of the world, and the ascension of the faithful specifically : millerite

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“Ascensionist.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ascensionist. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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