Definition of "quietistic" []

  • Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of quietism (adjective)
  • Of or relating to quietism, a philosophy of passivity and non-involvement. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "quietistic" in a sentence
  • "Historically, it has ranged from virulently reactionary to quietistic."
  • "Like most poetry of all kinds arising out of our cultural and historical moment, avant-garde poetry is a product of the Academy, is read by almost no one but once and future members of the Academy, and is generally “quietistic” in the extreme."
  • "The passive, quietistic church that tries to be independent of the political controversies of the day."