quietist

Definitions:

  • One who believes in or practises quietism: applied especially [<em>capitalized</em>] to a body of mystics (followers of Molinos, a Spanish priest) in the latter part of the seventeenth century.
  • One who seeks or enjoys quietness; one who advocates a policy of quietness or inactivity.
  • One of a sect of mystics originated in the seventeenth century by Molinos, a Spanish priest living in Rome. See <xref urlencoded="quietism">quietism</xref>.
  • A <xref>mystic</xref> who follows <xref>quietism</xref>.
  • Someone who is not socially or <xref>politically</xref> <xref>active</xref>.
  • a religious mystic who follows quietism
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