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 (ăd′vĕn′tĭst, ăd-vĕn′-)
A member of any of several Christian denominations that believe Jesus's Second Coming and the end of the world are near.

Ad′vent′ism n.


(ˈædvɛntɪst; ˈædvən-)
(Christian Churches, other) a member of any of the Christian groups, such as the Seventh-Day Adventists that hold that the Second Coming of Christ is imminent


(ˈæd vɛn tɪst, ædˈvɛn-)

a member of any of certain Christian denominations that maintain that the Second Coming of Christ is imminent.
Ad′vent•ism, n.
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Noun1.Adventist - a member of Christian denomination that expects the imminent advent of Christ
Christian - a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
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The Adventists movement has its roots in the 19th century "Millerite movement" which centered on the belief that Jesus would return on October 22, 1844.
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