Meaning of pistic in English:

pistic

Pronunciation /ˈpɪstɪk/

adjective

Philosophy
  • Relating to faith or trust rather than to reason.

noun

  • A person whose belief is based on faith.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From post-classical Latin pisticus, adjective designating nard (Vetus Latina, Vulgate) from Hellenistic Greek πιστικός (New Testament), perhaps ‘genuine, pure’, a sense of πιστικός faithful from ancient Greek πίστις faith + -ικός.