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Definition of "quietist" []

  • A mystic who follows quietism. (noun)
  • Someone who is not socially or politically active. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "quietist" in a sentence
  • "There are in particular two political traditions, one of which might be called quietist, the other activist."
  • "In addition, a large group of "quietist" clerics, who generally deride involvement in nitty-gritty politics as being anti-Islam, have steadfastly refused to endorse Ahmadinejad or adopt Khamenei's rhetoric about the election protests."
  • ""quietist" position that moral action derives from a disinterested"