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Wes·ley·an

 (wĕs′lē-ən, wĕz′-)
adj.
Of or relating to John or Charles Wesley or to Methodism.
n.
A Methodist.

Wes′ley·an·ism n.

Wesleyan

(ˈwɛzlɪən)
adj
1. (Protestantism) of, relating to, or deriving from John Wesley
2. (Protestantism) of, relating to, or characterizing Methodism, esp in its original form or as upheld by the branch of the Methodist Church known as the Wesleyan Methodists
n
3. (Protestantism) a follower of John Wesley
4. (Protestantism) a member of the Methodist Church or (formerly) of the Wesleyan Methodists
ˈWesleyanism n

Wes•ley•an

(ˈwɛs li ən, ˈwɛz-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to John Wesley, founder of Methodism.
2. pertaining to Methodism.
n.
3. a follower of John Wesley.
4. Chiefly Brit. a Methodist.
[1765–75]
Wes′ley•an•ism, Wes′ley•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Wesleyan - a follower of Wesleyanism
Wesleyan Methodist Church, Wesleyan Methodists - the original Methodist Church
Methodist - a follower of Wesleyanism as practiced by the Methodist Church
Adj.1.Wesleyan - of or pertaining to or characteristic of the branch of Protestantism adhering to the views of WesleyWesleyan - of or pertaining to or characteristic of the branch of Protestantism adhering to the views of Wesley; "Methodist theology"
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
Translations

Wesleyan

[ˈwezlɪən]
A. ADJmetodista
B. Nmetodista mf

Wesleyan

(Eccl)
adjwesleyanisch
nWesleyaner(in) m(f)
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