coreligionist


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co·re·lig·ion·ist

 (kō′rĭ-lĭj′ə-nĭst)
n.
One having the same religion as another.

coreligionist

(ˌkəʊrɪˈlɪdʒənɪst) or

correligionist

n
(Theology) an adherent of the same religion as another

co•re•li•gion•ist

(ˌkoʊ rɪˈlɪdʒ ə nɪst)

n.
an adherent of the same religion as another.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coreligionist - someone having the same religion as another person
religious person - a person who manifests devotion to a deity
Translations

coreligionist

nGlaubensgenosse m/-genossin f
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Rapaport, as your coreligionist and as the great grandson of Hungarian immigrants, you make me extremely proud.
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Many of these exchanges were conducted between evangelicos, as the absence of a Catholic church in Villa Israel made it difficult for Catholics to make and maintain coreligionist relationships.
As any academic in either tradition recognizes, there is more in common with the Christian scholar committed to this vision of Christian scholarship, Evangelical or Catholic, than with their coreligionist committed to the specialized fragmentation of knowledge characteristic of the modern research university.
Without religion you can no longer take seriously the consolation of some kind of future life for both the passenger through death and the bereaved, or an ethics based upon (divinely inspired) unconditional love, extended in Christianity to enemy as well as friend or coreligionist.
Donohoe, the self-appointed president of the American Standard Dry Martini Club, might not even recognize Cooper as a coreligionist.
There are convincing descriptions of Arbogast's position as virtual ruler of the west, the development of Ids rebellion into the pagan revolt of Nicomachus Flavianus and his coreligionist, and of Theodosius's situation with respect to these events.
Rice met with Prime Minister Ibrahim Jafari and other officials in a position to open the government to the Sunnis, who account for only about 20 percent of the Iraqi population but who ruthlessly ruled the country under Saddam Hussein, a coreligionist.
With some exceptions, much of this born-again choir is singing from the right side of the aisle, both in church and on Capitol Hill, blasting their coreligionist in the White House while lauding the Speaker of the House and wooing nearly every Republican presidential hopeful (Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania being the notable exception).
John Kerry, despite being a coreligionist, had lost the Catholic vote in 2004 by 52 to 47 percent.
Allusion to "holding out against symphyletai, persecutors like their Judean coreligionist victims of the Jews" (1 Thess.
The Druze politician reassured Jumblatt (without naming him) that his blood and that of his clan would be spared by a truly authentic coreligionist Druze meaning himself.