Definition of Legalist

1. n. One who practices or advocates strict conformity to law; in theology, one who holds to the law of works. See Legal, 2 (a).



Definition of Legalist

1. Noun. One who adheres to legalism. ¹

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Definition of Legalist

1. an adherent of legalism [n -S] - See also: legalism

Medical Definition of Legalist

1. One who practices or advocates strict conformity to law; in theology, one who holds to the law of works. See Legal, 2 . Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Legalist

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legalist (current term)
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Literary usage of Legalist

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1. A Theological Dictionary, Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms: A by Charles Buck (1829)
"We may farther consider a legalist as one who has no proper conviction of the evil of ... Such is the character of the legalist ; a character diametrically ..."

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