[ spir-i-choo-uh-list ]
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  1. an adherent of spiritualism.

  2. a person who is concerned with or insists on the spiritual side of things.

Origin of spiritualist

First recorded in 1640–50; spiritual + -ist

Other words from spiritualist

  • an·ti·spir·it·u·al·ist, noun, adjective

Words Nearby spiritualist

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How to use spiritualist in a sentence

  • In his old age he became an ardent spiritualist, much to my surprise and puzzlement, and he died in that faith.

  • The spiritualist declared that he was not himself, and retired with an air of displeasure from the table.

    Smoke | Turgenev Ivan Sergeevich
  • There are such, put in the spiritualist; for instance—crabs; they are very nervous, and are easily thrown into a cataleptic state.

    Smoke | Turgenev Ivan Sergeevich
  • The spiritualist repeated and quickened his movements; the crab stretched itself as before.

    Smoke | Turgenev Ivan Sergeevich