faith healing

noun

Definition of faith healing

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

faith healer

noun

1880

First Known Use of faith healing

1880


FAITH HEALING Defined for English Language Learners

faith healing

noun

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

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noun \ˈfāth-ˌhē-liŋ\

Medical Definition of faith healing

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

faith healer

noun

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