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Definition of messianic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    messianic

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˌmɛsiˈænɪk//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1relating to a Messiah
  2. 2attempting to make big changes in society or to a political system in an extremely determined and enthusiastic way The reforms were carried out with an almost messianic zeal.
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