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1. A member of an evangelical Protestant church founded on the principles of John and Charles Wesley in England in the early 1700s and characterized by active concern with social welfare and public morals.
2. methodist One who emphasizes or insists on systematic procedure.
(Protestantism) a member of any of the Nonconformist denominations that derive from the system of faith and practice initiated by John Wesley and his followers
adj (also without capital)
(Protestantism) of or relating to Methodism or the Church embodying it (the Methodist Church)
Meth•od•ist(ˈmɛθ ə dɪst)
1. a member of a Protestant denomination that developed out of John Wesley's religious revival and has an Arminian doctrine and, in the U.S., a modified episcopal polity.adj.
2. Also, Meth`od•is′tic, Meth`od•is′ti•cal. of or pertaining to the Methodists or Methodism.
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|Noun||1.||Methodist - a follower of Wesleyanism as practiced by the Methodist Church|
Methodist Church, Methodists - a Protestant denomination founded on the principles of John Wesley and Charles Wesley
Protestant - an adherent of Protestantism
Wesleyan - a follower of Wesleyanism
|Adj.||1.||Methodist - of or pertaining to or characteristic of the branch of Protestantism adhering to the views of Wesley; "Methodist theology"|
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