Definition of Simonist

1. n. One who practices simony.



Definition of Simonist

1. Noun. (Christianity) One who engages in simony, the purchase of church offices. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Simonist

1. a simoniac [n -S] - See also: simoniac

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Simonist

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Literary usage of Simonist

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1. The English Historical Review by JSTOR (Organization), Oxford Journals (Oxford University Press), Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1909)
"... Peter Damiani with him, and could not go beyond the decree :unt II which imposed a slight penance for consecration by a. simonist. It is noticed (pp. ..."

2. Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature by Georg Morris Cohen Brandes (1906)
"A Saint-simonist sect was founded, a sect with a high-priest and with eminent men of all classes and professions amongst its numbers, such men as Isaac ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1835)
"Marry,' quoth the Prior, ' an' thou goest to spites, vile simonist, here will 1 [iay ... simonist in thy teeth, thou false Judas,' retorted Father Jerome, ..."

4. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1893)
"heart " also of the simonist. And now what fearful irony of divine justice! It was the highest solicitude of the condemned, their only object in life, ..."

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