faith healing


noun

healing effected through prayer or religious faith; divine healing.
a method employing faith or prayer in the hope of receiving such healing.

Origin of faith healing

First recorded in 1880–85

OTHER WORDS FROM faith healing

faith healer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for faith healer

faith healing

noun

treatment of a sick person through the supposed power of religious faith

Derived forms of faith healing

faith healer, noun
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Medicine definitions for faith healer

faith healer
[ fāth ]

n.

One who treats disease with prayer.
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