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Chassid

or Chasid

[khah-sid, hah-; Ashkenazic Hebrew khaw-sid; Sephardic Hebrew khah-seed] /ˈxɑ sɪd, ˈhɑ-; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈxɔ sɪd; Sephardic Hebrew xɑˈsid/
noun, plural Chassidim
[khah-sid-im, hah-; Ashkenazic Hebrew khaw-see-dim; Sephardic Hebrew khah-see-deem] /xɑˈsɪd ɪm, hɑ-; Ashkenazic Hebrew xɔˈsi dɪm; Sephardic Hebrew xɑ siˈdim/ (Show IPA).
Judaism.
1.
Related forms
Chassidic
[hah-sid-ik, huh-] /hɑˈsɪd ɪk, hə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
Chassidism, noun

Chasid

or Chassid

[khah-sid, hah-; Ashkenazic Hebrew khaw-sid; Sephardic Hebrew khah-seed] /ˈxɑ sɪd, ˈhɑ-; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈxɔ sɪd; Sephardic Hebrew xɑˈsid/
noun, plural Chasidim
[khah-sid-im, hah-; Ashkenazic Hebrew khaw-see-dim; Sephardic Hebrew khah-see-deem] /xɑˈsɪd ɪm, hɑ-; Ashkenazic Hebrew xɔˈsi dɪm; Sephardic Hebrew xɑ siˈdim/ (Show IPA).
Judaism.
1.
Related forms
Chasidic
[khah-sid-ik, hah-] /xɑˈsɪd ɪk, hɑ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
Chasidism, noun
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  • Do you forget what the Chassid said of the man who foreknew in his lifetime that for him there was to be no heaven?

  • Hence the proverb, "A Chassid says, 'Mine and thine belong to thee'" (not to me).

British Dictionary definitions for Chassid

Chassid

/ˈhæsɪd; Hebrew xəˈsid/
noun (pl) Chassidim, Chasidim, Hassidim, Hasidim (ˈhæsɪˌdiːm; -dɪm; Hebrew) (xasɪˈdim)
1.
a sect of Jewish mystics founded in Poland about 1750, characterized by religious zeal and a spirit of prayer, joy, and charity
2.
a Jewish sect of the 2nd century bc, formed to combat Hellenistic influences
Derived Forms
Chassidic, Chasidic, Hassidic, Hasidic (həˈsɪdɪk) adjective
Chassidism, Chasidism, Hassidism, Hasidism, noun
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