faith healing


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for faith healing

faith healing


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

Derived forms of faith healing

faith healer, noun
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