HyperDic: jesuit

English > 2 senses of the word Jesuit:
NOUNperson Jesuita member of the Jesuit order
ADJECTIVEpertJesuit, Jesuitical, Jesuitichaving qualities characteristic of Jesuits or Jesuitism
Jesuit > pronunciation
Soundsjheh'zhuwiht
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > Jesuit: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningHaving qualities characteristic of Jesuits or Jesuitism.
SynonymsJesuitical, Jesuitic
Spanishjesuita, jesuítico
Catalanjesuïta, jesuític
NounsJesuita member of the Jesuit order
Jesuitismthe theology or the practices of the Jesuits (often considered to be casuistic)
English > Jesuit: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of the Jesuit order.
Member ofSociety of Jesus, Jesuit orderA Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola in 1534 to defend Catholicism against the Reformation and to do missionary work among the heathen
BroaderreligiousA member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience
Spanishjesuita
Catalanjesuïta
AdjectivesJesuitical, Jesuitic, Jesuithaving qualities characteristic of Jesuits or Jesuitism

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