Definition of charismatic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌkærɪzˈmætɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌkærɪzˈmætɪk//
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  1. 1having charisma a charismatic leader
  2. 2 (of a Christian religious group) believing in special gifts from God; worshipping in a very enthusiastic way
  3. Word Originlate 19th cent.: from Greek kharisma, kharismat- ‘charisma’ + -ic.Extra examples a highly charismatic individual He was a charismatic figure with great appeal to the public. the charismatic leader of a religious sect
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