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The treatment of disease by means of prayer or faith in divine power.
faith healer n.
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treatment of a sick person through the supposed power of religious faith
faith healer n
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1. the use of religious faith or prayer to bring about healing.
2. healing believed to have been brought about by this.
faith′ heal`er, n.
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(also called spiritual healing).When the power of a god or spirit serves as a healing force.
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|Noun||1.||faith healing - care provided through prayer and faith in God|
care, tending, attention, aid - the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
laying on of hands - the application of a faith healer's hands to the patient's body
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