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mes·si·an·ic

also Mes·si·an·ic  (mĕs′ē-ăn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a messiah: messianic hopes.
2. Of or characterized by messianism: messianic nationalism.

[New Latin messīānicus, from Late Latin Messīās, Messiah; see Messiah.]

messianic

(ˌmɛsɪˈænɪk)
adj
1. (Bible) (sometimes capital) Bible
a. of or relating to the Messiah, his awaited deliverance of the Jews, or the new age of peace expected to follow this
b. of or relating to Jesus Christ or the salvation believed to have been brought by him
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. of or relating to any popular leader promising deliverance or an ideal era of peace and prosperity
b. of or relating to promises of this kind or to an ideal era of this kind
ˌmessiˈanically adv
messianism n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.messianic - of or relating to a messiah promising deliverancemessianic - of or relating to a messiah promising deliverance; "messianic cult"
Translations

messianic

[ˌmesɪˈænɪk] ADJmesiánico

messianic

adjmessianisch
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