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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One who follows a form of religious mysticism requiring withdrawal from all human effort and passive contemplation of God

Usage examples (29)
  • There are in particular two political traditions, one of which might be called quietist, the other activist.
  • "quietist" position that moral action derives from a disinterested
  • Gideon Rosen nicely articulates the basic quietist thought:
  • Their fiercely political creed was at odds with his own quietist faith, Ahmed says. for more
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