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charismatic

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adjective char·is·mat·ic \ˌker-əz-ˈma-tik, ˌka-rəz-\

Definition of charismatic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or constituting charisma or charism charismatic gifts

  2. 2 :  having, exhibiting, or based on charisma or charism charismatic sects a charismatic leader

Examples of charismatic in a sentence

  1. He is a charismatic leader.

  2. the cult's charismatic leader had managed to persuade seemingly rational people to obey him blindly

Origin and Etymology of charismatic

charisma


First Known Use: circa 1868


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charismatic

noun char·is·mat·ic

Definition of charismatic

  1. :  a member of a religious group or movement that stresses the seeking of direct divine inspiration and charisms (such as glossolalia or healing)

1951

First Known Use of charismatic

1951



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