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[muh-lee-nohs; Spanish maw-lee-naws]
  1. Mi·guel de [mee-gel de] /miˈgɛl dɛ/, c1640–c95, Spanish priest and mystic: chief exponent of quietism.
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Historical Examples

  • Petrucci responded vigorously, while Molinos remained silent.

    A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 4

    Henry Charles Lea

  • The Jesuits, however, were not the only body interested in the downfall of Molinos.

  • Books were also written by some of the Jesuits against Molinos and his method; but they were all answered with spirit by Molinos.

  • One of the society had, indeed, approved of Molinos' book but the rest took care he should not be again seen at Rome.

  • The great reputation acquired by Molinos and Petrucci, occasioned a daily increase of the Quietists.