Chassid

or Cha·sid

[ khah-sid, hah-; Ashkenazic Hebrew khaw-sid; Sephardic Hebrew khah-seed ]
/ ˈxɑ sɪd, ˈhɑ-; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈxɔ sɪd; Sephardic Hebrew xɑˈsid /

noun, plural Chas·sid·im [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/. Judaism.

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OTHER WORDS FROM Chassid

Chas·sid·ic [hah-sid-ik, huh-], /hɑˈsɪd ɪk, hə-/, adjectiveChas·sid·ism, noun
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Chassid

Chasid, Hassid or Hasid

/ (ˈhæsɪd, Hebrew xəˈsid) /

noun plural Chassidim, Chasidim, Hassidim or Hasidim (ˈhæsɪˌdiːm, -dɪm, Hebrew xasɪˈdim)

a sect of Jewish mystics founded in Poland about 1750, characterized by religious zeal and a spirit of prayer, joy, and charity
a Jewish sect of the 2nd century bc, formed to combat Hellenistic influences

Derived forms of Chassid

Chassidic, Chasidic, Hassidic or Hasidic (həˈsɪdɪk), adjectiveChassidism, Chasidism, Hassidism or Hasidism, noun
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