pietistic definition

  • adjective:
    • Pertaining to pietism, specifically that related to Luther along with his followers; overly pious.
    • Of or pertaining to the Pietists; for this reason, in contempt, affectedly or demonstratively spiritual.
    • excessively or hypocritically pious
    • of or relating to Pietism
  • others:
    • Of or related to the Pietists.
    • [lowercase] described as powerful spiritual sensation as distinguished from mere intellectual orthodoxy, or doctrinalism.

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