Hasid

noun Ha·sid \ ˈha-səd , ˈḵä- \
variants: or less commonly or Chassid

Definition of Hasid

plural Hasidim also Chasidim or Chassidim play \ˈha-sə-dəm, ḵä-ˈsē-\
1 : a member of a Jewish sect of the second century b.c. opposed to Hellenism and devoted to the strict observance of the ritual law
2 or less commonly Hassid play \ˈha-səd, ˈḵä-\ : a member of a Jewish mystical sect founded in Poland about 1750 in opposition to rationalism and ritual laxity

Hasidic

or less commonly Hassidic or Chasidic or Chassidic play \ha-ˈsi-dik, hä-, ḵä-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of hasid

Hebrew ḥāsīdh pious



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