partialist

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

partial +‎ -ist

NounEdit

partialist (plural partialists)

  1. One who is partial.
  2. (theology) One who holds that the atonement was made only for a part of mankind, i.e. for the elect.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 17 June 2013, at 19:06