Antichrist - (n.) A denier or opponent of Christ. Specif.: A great
antagonist, person or power, expected to precede Christ's second
Antichristian - (a.) Opposed to the Christian religion.
Antichristianism - (n.) Alt. of Antichristianity
Antichristianity - (n.) Opposition or contrariety to the Christian
Antichristianly - (adv.) In an antichristian manner.
Chrism - (n.) Olive oil mixed with balm and spices, consecrated by the
bishop on Maundy Thursday, and used in the administration of baptism,
confirmation, ordination, etc.
Chrism - (n.) The same as Chrisom.
Chrismal - (a.) Of or pertaining to or used in chrism.
Chrismation - (n.) The act of applying the chrism, or consecrated oil.
Chrismatory - (n.) A cruet or vessel in which chrism is kept.
Chrisom - (n.) A white cloth, anointed with chrism, or a white mantle
thrown over a child when baptized or christened.
Chrisom - (n.) A child which died within a month after its baptism; -- so
called from the chrisom cloth which was used as a shroud for it.
Christ - (n.) The Anointed; an appellation given to Jesus, the Savior. It
is synonymous with the Hebrew Messiah.
Christcross - (n.) The mark of the cross, as cut, painted, written, or
stamped on certain objects, -- sometimes as the sign of 12 o'clock on a
Christcross - (n.) The beginning and the ending.
Christcross-row - () The alphabet; -- formerly so called, either from the
cross usually set before it, or from a superstitious custom, sometimes
practiced, of writing it in the form of a cross, by way of a charm.
Christened - (imp. & p. p.) of Christen
Christening - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Christen
Christen - (v. t.) To baptize and give a Christian name to.
Christen - (v. t.) To give a name; to denominate.
Christen - (v. t.) To Christianize.
Christen - (v. t.) To use for the first time.
Christendom - (n.) The profession of faith in Christ by baptism; hence,
the Christian religion, or the adoption of it.
Christendom - (n.) The name received at baptism; or, more generally, any
name or appelation.
Christendom - (n.) That portion of the world in which Christianity
prevails, or which is governed under Christian institutions, in
distinction from heathen or Mohammedan lands.
Christendom - (n.) The whole body of Christians.
Christian - (n.) One who believes, or professes or is assumed to believe,
in Jesus Christ, and the truth as taught by Him; especially, one whose
inward and outward life is conformed to the doctrines of Christ.
Christian - (n.) One born in a Christian country or of Christian parents,
and who has not definitely becomes an adherent of an opposing system.
Christian - (n.) One of a Christian denomination which rejects human
creeds as bases of fellowship, and sectarian names. They are
congregational in church government, and baptize by immersion. They are
also called Disciples of Christ, and Campbellites.
Christian - (n.) One of a sect (called Christian Connection) of
open-communion immersionists. The Bible is their only authoritative
rule of faith and practice.
Christian - (a.) Pertaining to Christ or his religion; as, Christian
Christian - (a.) Pertaining to the church; ecclesiastical; as, a
Christian - (a.) Characteristic of Christian people; civilized; kind;
kindly; gentle; beneficent.
Christianism - (n.) The Christian religion.
Christianism - (n.) The Christian world; Christendom.
Christianite - (n.) Same as Anorthite.
Christianite - (n.) See Phillipsite.
Christianity - (n.) The religion of Christians; the system of doctrines
and precepts taught by Christ.
Christianity - (n.) Practical conformity of one's inward and outward life
to the spirit of the Christian religion
Christianity - (n.) The body of Christian believers.
Christianization - (n.) The act or process of converting or being
converted to a true Christianity.
Christianized - (imp. & p. p.) of Christianize
Christianizing - (p. pr. vb. n.) of Christianize
Christianize - (v. t.) To make Christian; to convert to Christianity; as,
to Christianize pagans.
Christianize - (v. t.) To imbue with or adapt to Christian principles.
Christianize - (v. i.) To adopt the character or belief of a Christian;
to become Christian.
Christianlike - (a.) Becoming to a Christian.
Christianly - (adv.) In a manner becoming the principles of the Christian
Christianly - (a.) Christianlike.
Christianness - (n.) Consonance with the doctrines of Christianity.
Christless - (a.) Without faith in Christ; unchristian.
Christlike - (a.) Resembling Christ in character, actions, etc.
Christly - (a.) Christlike.
Christmas - (n.) An annual church festival (December 25) and in some
States a legal holiday, in memory of the birth of Christ, often
celebrated by a particular church service, and also by special gifts,
greetings, and hospitality.
Christmastide - (n.) The season of Christmas.
Christocentric - (a.) Making Christ the center, about whom all things are
grouped, as in religion or history; tending toward Christ, as the
central object of thought or emotion.
Christology - (n.) A treatise on Christ; that department of theology
which treats of the personality, attributes, or life of Christ.
Christom - (n.) See Chrisom.
Christophany - (n.) An appearance of Christ, as to his disciples after
Christ's-thorn - (n.) One of several prickly or thorny shrubs found in
Palestine, especially the Paliurus aculeatus, Zizyphus Spina-Christi,
and Z. vulgaris. The last bears the fruit called jujube, and may be
considered to have been the most readily obtainable for the Crown of
Dechristianized - (imp. & p. p.) of Dechristianize
Dechristianizing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dechristianize
Dechristianize - (v. t.) To turn from, or divest of, Christianity.
Lachrymae Christi - () A rich, sweet, red Neapolitan wine.
Mischristen - (v. t.) To christen wrongly.
Neo-Christianity - (n.) Rationalism.
Palma Christi - () A plant (Ricinus communis) with ornamental peltate and
palmately cleft foliage, growing as a woody perennial in the tropics,
and cultivated as an herbaceous annual in temperate regions; -- called
also castor-oil plant.
Semi-Christianized - (a.) Half Christianized.
Theochristic - (a.) Anointed by God.
Unchristen - (v. t.) To render unchristian.
Unchristened - (a.) Not christened; as, an unchristened child.
Unchristian - (a.) Not Christian; not converted to the Christian faith;
Unchristian - (a.) Contrary to Christianity; not like or becoming a
Christian; as, unchristian conduct.
Unchristian - (v. t.) To make unchristian.
Unchristianize - (v. t.) To turn from the Christian faith; to cause to
abandon the belief and profession of Christianity.
Unchristianly - (a.) Unchristian.
Unchristianly - (adv.) In an unchristian manner.
Unchristianness - (n.) The quality or state of being unchristian.