faith healing

noun

Definition of faith healing

: a method of treating diseases by prayer and exercise of faith in God

faith healer

noun

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First Known Use of faith healing

1880

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FAITH HEALING Defined for English Language Learners

faith healing

Definition of faith healing for English Language Learners

  • : a way of treating diseases by using prayer and religious faith


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faith healing

noun \ ˈfāth-ˌhē-liŋ \

medical Definition of faith healing

: a method of treating diseases by prayer and exercise of faith in God

faith healer

noun

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