faith healing

noun

Definition of faith healing

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

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faith healer noun

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Recent Examples on the Web At a time when veterinary care was still primitive, others promoted more dubious remedies: gin and ginger, tinctures of arsenic and even a bit of faith healing. Ernest Freeberg, Smithsonian Magazine, "The Horse Flu Epidemic Brought That 19th-Century America to a Stop," 4 Dec. 2020 At a time when veterinary care was still primitive, others promoted more dubious remedies: gin and ginger, tinctures of arsenic and even a bit of faith healing. Ernest Freeberg, Smithsonian Magazine, "The Horse Flu Epidemic Brought That 19th-Century America to a Stop," 4 Dec. 2020 At a time when veterinary care was still primitive, others promoted more dubious remedies: gin and ginger, tinctures of arsenic and even a bit of faith healing. Ernest Freeberg, Smithsonian Magazine, "The Horse Flu Epidemic Brought That 19th-Century America to a Stop," 4 Dec. 2020 It’s like faith healing, but with more broken boards. Brian Moylan, Vulture, "Cobra Kai Season-Premiere Recap: All-Out Karate Riot," 1 Jan. 2021 At a time when veterinary care was still primitive, others promoted more dubious remedies: gin and ginger, tinctures of arsenic and even a bit of faith healing. Ernest Freeberg, Smithsonian Magazine, "The Horse Flu Epidemic Brought That 19th-Century America to a Stop," 4 Dec. 2020 At a time when veterinary care was still primitive, others promoted more dubious remedies: gin and ginger, tinctures of arsenic and even a bit of faith healing. Ernest Freeberg, Smithsonian Magazine, "The Horse Flu Epidemic Brought That 19th-Century America to a Stop," 4 Dec. 2020 At a time when veterinary care was still primitive, others promoted more dubious remedies: gin and ginger, tinctures of arsenic and even a bit of faith healing. Ernest Freeberg, Smithsonian Magazine, "The Horse Flu Epidemic Brought That 19th-Century America to a Stop," 4 Dec. 2020 At a time when veterinary care was still primitive, others promoted more dubious remedies: gin and ginger, tinctures of arsenic and even a bit of faith healing. Ernest Freeberg, Smithsonian Magazine, "The Horse Flu Epidemic Brought That 19th-Century America to a Stop," 4 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of faith healing

1880, in the meaning defined above

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26 Feb 2021

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“Faith healing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/faith%20healing. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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faith healing

noun

English Language Learners Definition of faith healing

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

faith healing

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\ ˈfāth-ˌhē-liŋ How to pronounce faith healing (audio) \

Medical Definition of faith healing

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

Other Words from faith healing

faith healer noun

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