- a method of attempting to cure disease by prayer and religious faith.
- a cure thus effected.
Origin of faith cure
First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for faith cure
But I fooled the pair of them, and dosed them with their own medicine, which was faith-cure.The Cruise of the Snark
The faith-cure feature of this religion is now falling into disuse.The Gist of Japan
R. B. Peery
As a member of the College of Physicians I've felt that way about homeopathy and the faith-cure.Lin McLean
Now the girl's going to die out of hand, and I understand from the mother that the faith-cure won't work.The Faith Doctor
As Dr. Lauder Brunton has recently pointed out, it is in many instances only a method of faith-cure, and as such has its value.Sir James Young Simpson and Chloroform (1811-1870)
Henry Laing Gordon