revivalist

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noun re·viv·al·ist \-ˈvī-və-list, -ˈvīv-list\

Definition of revivalist

  1. 1 :  one who conducts religious revivals; specifically :  a member of the clergy who travels about to conduct revivals

  2. 2 :  one who revives or restores something disused

revivalist

adjective

revivalistic

play \-ˌvī-və-ˈlis-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of revivalist

1820


REVIVALIST Defined for English Language Learners

revivalist

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noun

Definition of revivalist for English Language Learners

  • religion : someone who organizes and leads a revival meeting

  • : someone who uses or practices something that was popular in the past


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