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Chris·tian

 (krĭs′chən)
adj.
1. Professing belief in Jesus as Christ or following the religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus.
2. Relating to or derived from Jesus or Jesus's teachings.
3. Manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus, especially in showing concern for others.
4. Relating to or characteristic of Christianity or its adherents.
n.
1. One who professes belief in Jesus as Christ or follows a religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus.
2. One who lives according to the teachings of Jesus.

[Middle English Cristen, from Old English cristen, from Latin Chrīstiānus, from Chrīstus, Christ; see Christ.]

Chris′tian·ly adj. & adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.christianly - becoming to or like a Christian; "gentle christianly behavior"
christian - following the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ
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Kierkegaard: Thinking Christianly in an Existential Mode, New York: Oxford, 2009.
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