non·​char·​is·​mat·​ic ˌnän-ˌker-əz-ˈma-tik How to pronounce noncharismatic (audio)
: not charismatic: such as
: not having or exhibiting charisma
a noncharismatic leader
: not believing in charismata
noncharismatic Christians
: not of, relating to, or characteristic of those who believe in charismata
noncharismatic churches/worship
noncharismatic noun
the religious divide between charismatics and noncharismatics

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Begin with two interrelated facts about Schweikert and Arizona-1, a district built around Scottsdale and Paradise Valley to the east of Phoenix: The noncharismatic Schweikert was fined $50,000 for campaign finance violations in 2020 and racked up another $125,000 in penalties in 2022. Walter Shapiro, The New Republic, 9 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noncharismatic was in 1968

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Cite this Entry

“Noncharismatic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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