christian science

Chris·tian sci·ence
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kris-chuh n sahy-uh ns]
    • /ˈkrɪs tʃən ˈsaɪ əns/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kris-chuh n sahy-uh ns]
    • /ˈkrɪs tʃən ˈsaɪ əns/

Definitions of christian science words

  • uncountable noun christian science Christian Science is a type of Christianity which emphasizes the use of prayer to cure illness. 3
  • noun christian science the religious system and teaching of the Church of Christ, Scientist. It was founded by Mary Baker Eddy (1866) and emphasizes spiritual healing and the unreality of matter 3
  • noun christian science a religion and a system of healing founded by Mary Baker Eddy c. 1866, based on an interpretation of the Scriptures asserting that disease, sin, and death may be overcome by understanding and applying the divine principles of Christian teachings 3
  • noun christian science a system of religious teaching, founded in 1866 by Mary Baker Eddy and based on the Scriptures, the most notable application of which is the practice of spiritual healing. 1

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Origin of christian science

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1860-65

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Parts of speech for Christian science


christian science popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 2% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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