restorationist

noun res·to·ra·tion·ist \-sh(ə)nə̇st\

Definition of restorationist

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  one who believes in a temporary future punishment and a final restoration of all to the favor and presence of God

  2. 2 :  one who makes restorations of buildings

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Origin and Etymology of restorationist

restauration + -ist


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