audient definition

  • adjective:
    • hearing, focusing.
    • hearing; paying attention.
  • noun:
    • A hearer; specifically, a catechumen in the early Church.
    • A hearer; particularly a catechumen in the early church.
    • A hearer.
    • during the early church: One perhaps not yet baptized, but receiving training preparatory to baptism; a catechumen associated with the first phase.
    • in Eastern Church, in accordance with the systematic classification of penitents in effect within close of the third century, but becoming outdated early in the 5th, among the second-class of community penitents, occupying a station higher than that the weepers and below that the prostrates.
  • others:
    • reading; hearing. Mrs. Browning.

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