Definition of Adventist in English:



  • 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.’