Pentecostal definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, regarding, or occurring at Pentecost.
    • Of, associated with, or becoming some of different Christian spiritual congregations whoever members look for become filled with the Holy Spirit, in emulation associated with the Apostles at Pentecost.
    • of, or concerning Pentecost
    • of, or relating to a Christian religious motion that emphasizes the Holy Spirit
    • Of or with respect to Pentecost or to Whitsuntide.
    • of or associated with or occurring at Pentecost
    • of or associated with or characteristic of any of various Pentecostal spiritual systems or their people
  • noun:
    • a part of a Pentecostal congregation: "Pentecostals rejected the belief of several fundamentalists that . . . Jesus had ceased to reveal himself to man” ( John B. Judis).
    • a part of a Pentecostal chapel
    • An offering previously designed to the parish priest, or to the mother chapel, at Pentecost.
    • any person in a Pentecostal spiritual human body
  • others:
    • Of or regarding Pentecost; occurring or happening at Pentecost: as, the pentecostal gift of tongues; pentecostal offerings.
    • choices previously made at Pentecost or Whitsuntide by parishioners for their priest, or by inferior churches toward mother church, etc. Also known as Whitsun-farthings.

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