Definition of Quietist

1. Noun. A religious mystic who follows quietism.

Generic synonyms: Mystic, Religious Mystic
Derivative terms: Quietism



Definition of Quietist

1. n. One of a sect of mystics originated in the seventeenth century by Molinos, a Spanish priest living in Rome. See Quietism.

Definition of Quietist

1. Noun. A mystic who follows quietism. ¹

2. Noun. Someone who is not socially or politically active. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quietist

1. an advocate of quietism [n -S] - See also: quietism

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quietist

quieten
quieten down
quietened
quietener
quieteners
quietening
quietens
quieter
quieters
quietest
quieting
quietings
quietish
quietism
quietisms
quietist
quietistic
quietists
quietive
quietives
quietly
quietness
quietnesses
quiets
quietsome
quietude
quietudes
quietus
quietuses

Literary usage of Quietist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Life and Religious Opinions and Experience of Madame de La Mothe Guyon by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1847)
"Of the meekness and simplicity of spirit, which characterize the true Quietist. The Quietist in affliction. The Quietist in action. ..."

2. Life and Religious Opinions and Experience of Madame de La Mothe Guyon by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1847)
"Of the meekness and simplicity of spirit, which characterize the true Quietist. The Quietist in affliction. The Quietist in action. ..."

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