revivalist


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re·viv·al·ist

 (rĭ-vī′və-lĭst)
n.
1. One who promotes or leads religious revivals.
2. One who revives practices or ideas of an earlier time.

re·viv′al·ist adj.
re·viv′al·is′tic adj.

revivalist

(rɪˈvaɪvəlɪst)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a person who holds, promotes, or presides over religious revivals
2. a person who revives customs, institutions, ideas, etc
adj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) of, relating to, or characterizing revivalism or religious revivals: a revivalist meeting.
reˌvivaˈlistic adj

re•viv•al•ist

(rɪˈvaɪ və lɪst)

n.
1. a person, esp. a member of the clergy, who holds religious revivals.
2. a person who revives former customs, methods, etc.
[1810–20]
re•viv`al•is′tic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.revivalist - a preacher of the Christian gospelrevivalist - a preacher of the Christian gospel  
preacher, preacher man, sermoniser, sermonizer - someone whose occupation is preaching the gospel
televangelist - an evangelist who conducts services on television
Translations

revivalist

[rɪˈvaɪvəlɪst]
A. Nevangelista mf; (= preacher) → predicador(a) m/f evangelista
B. CPD revivalist meeting Nreunión f evangelista

revivalist

adjerneuernd; meeting, spirit, preacherder Erweckungsbewegung; revivalist movementErweckungsbewegung f; a revivalist rock groupeine Revival-Rockband
nAnhänger(in) m(f)der Erweckungsbewegung

revivalist

[rɪˈvaɪvəlɪst] n (Rel) → revivalista m/f
References in classic literature ?
A REVIVALIST who had fallen dead in the pulpit from too violent religious exercise was astonished to wake up in Hades.
But of a heritage that may expand gradually, he had no conception: he hoped to come to Culture suddenly, much as the Revivalist hopes to come to Jesus.
You will soon be going about like the converted, and the revivalist, warning people against all the sins of which you have grown tired.
reverences, revivalists, cenobites, perpetual curates, chaplains,
Only one woman, Lorde, was nominated for the most prestigious Grammy of Album of the Year, but ultimately lost to funk revivalist Bruno Mars (AFP / Manila Bulletin)
Revivalist, he added, since the older European architectural styles such as Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque were revived in the 19th century and called 'neo' or 'new.
Labour's revivalist conference, with huge numbers of young men and women attending for the first time, was upbeat and largely united in Brighton.
The book is endorsed by highly respected Revivalist leaders, Pentecostal Pastors and lay leaders, as destined to become "a textbook that will shape the course of world history.
For instance, on the one hand, is the revivalist view which explains the causes in relation to colonialism and suggests that we need to revive the African cultural heritage like the non-individualistic life of "one for all, all for one" as entrenched in communalism.
The Arts and Crafts Movement: Making it Irish gathers and contextualizes objects that evidence Celtic Revivalist and pre-modernist visual motifs created in a period of political and social upheaval preceding and following independence in 1921.
Drawing on primary and secondary sources, Ekebuisi examines the life and activities of Braide, an African prophet, missionary, and revivalist in the evangelization of the Niger Delta area of Nigeria during the last decade of the 19th century and first three decades of the 20th.
It was designed by influential Arts and Crafts architects William Lethaby and Joseph Lancaster Ball and credited with the break from revivalist architecture prevalent before the turn of the century, making it a building of European significance.