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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.


the principles and practices of certain Christian denominations that maintain that the Second Advent of Christ is imminent. Also called Second Adventist. — Adventist, n., adj.
See also: Protestantism
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Noun1.Adventism - any Christian religion that believes the second coming of Christ is imminent
Christian religion, Christianity - a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
Seventh-Day Adventism - Adventism that is strongly Protestant and observes Saturday as the Sabbath
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White's Role in Sabbatarian Adventism from 1844 to 1849.