- Also called Second Adventist. a member of any of certain Christian denominations that maintain that the Second Advent of Christ is imminent.
- of or relating to Adventists.
Origin of Adventist
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Examples from the Web for adventist
The daughter of 7th Day Adventist missionaries, Heidi Nelson was raised with the expectation that she would do well.House of Cruz: the Making of Ted Cruz
November 1, 2013
Late in May, 1894, he held a discussion with an Adventist leader.
When through, Mr. K——, a poor silly Adventist, harangued some moments.
The verse has the accent of a Second Adventist a century later.Solomon and Solomonic Literature
Moncure Daniel Conway
She is a tall spindlin' woman, a Second Adventist by perswasion, and weighs about ninety-nine pounds.Samantha Among the Brethren, Part 3.
Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
Here two Second Adventist preachers, a Mr. Chapman and his wife, were holding forth.Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler
- a member of any of the Christian groups, such as the Seventh-Day Adventists that hold that the Second Coming of Christ is imminent
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Word Origin and History for adventist
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