Definition of Adventist in English:

Adventist

noun

  • A member of any of various Christian sects emphasizing belief in the imminent second coming of Christ.

    ‘Since World War II, Protestant sects such as Evangelists, Adventists, and Baptists have competed with the Catholic Church for congregations.’
    • ‘These examples include the Pentecostal Church, The Union of Baptist Churches and The Christian Adventist Church.’
    • ‘Leaders of four main Protestant communities, the Baptists, the Pentecostals, the Full Gospel Church and the Adventists, are planning a press conference to express their concerns later today.’
    • ‘At present, about 90 percent of the population are Catholics while the other 10 percent belong to Protestant faiths, the most important being Evangelists, Adventists, and Mormons.’
    • ‘Since the 1980s, Protestant religions have been attracting more followers, especially Evangelists and Adventists, and to a lesser degree, Mormons.’
    • ‘Numerous other denominations have since entered the field, including New Pentecostals, Adventists, and the New Apostolic Church.’
    • ‘Over the years, these doctrines have been given more and more of an Evangelical spin by Adventists.’
    • ‘Seventh-day Adventists support non-combatancy for its members who serve in the military.’
    • ‘Avoiding nicotine and red meat, as Adventists do, is known to be good for your health.’
    • ‘Seventh-Day Adventists believe that sabbath observance represents the ‘seal of God.’’
    • ‘Decades later the island was visited by other white folk who discovered that all the natives had become Seventh-day Adventists.’
    • ‘Adventists and Mormons spiritualized their rules of healthful living.’
    • ‘Groups that promote nonsmoking as part of their religion, such as Mormons and Seventh-day Adventists, have much lower rates of lung cancer and other smoking-related cancers.’
    • ‘Are the Seventh day Adventists and the Quakers just influences, like the blues or country traditions sampled here?’
    • ‘The other eight to ten percent was made up of smaller denominations including the Byzantine Catholics, Jews, Baptists, and Adventists.’
    • ‘This chief sought out Adventists because they taught people to read and sing in English.’
    • ‘Very few Adventists and no Jehovah's Witnesses played an active role in communal life and decisions.’
    • ‘The Adventists also reserve the right to halt funeral services or burials if the rules of conduct are breached by mourners.’

Pronunciation

Adventist

/ˈadˌven(t)əst/ /ˈædˌvɛn(t)əst/