Definition of messianic
- this messianic kingdom
- messianic zeal
- on a messianic mission
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First Known Use: circa 1794See Words from the same year
: relating to or having the qualities of a messiah
: supporting a social, political, or religious cause or set of beliefs with great enthusiasm and energy
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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