faith healing

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

Origin of faith healing

First recorded in 1880–85
Related formsfaith healer, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for faith healer

healer, shaman

British Dictionary definitions for faith healer

faith healing

  1. treatment of a sick person through the supposed power of religious faith
Derived Formsfaith healer, noun
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faith healer in Medicine

faith healer

  1. One who treats disease with prayer.
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