Adjective "Quietist" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Quietist


    Definition:

    1. a form of religious mysticism taught by Molinos, a Spanish priest, in the latter part of the 17th century, requiring extinction of the will, withdrawal from worldly interests, and passive meditation on God and divine things; Molinism.

    2. some similar form of religious mysticism.

    3. mental or bodily repose or passivity.

    Origin:
    quietism

    Examples:

    "airpalnes can be quietist."