a member of the Jesuit order
Jesuitical, Jesuitic, Jesuit(adj)
having qualities characteristic of Jesuits or Jesuitism
a member of the Society of Jesus
of, relating to, or characteristic of this society or its members
one of a religious order founded by Ignatius Loyola, and approved in 1540, under the title of The Society of Jesus
fig.: A crafty person; an intriguer
Origin: [F. Jsuite, Sp. Jesuita: cf. It. Gesuita.]
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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jez′ū-it, n. a member of the famous religious order, the Society of Jesus, founded in 1534 by Ignatius Loyola: a crafty or insidious person, an intriguer.—v.t. to make a Jesuit of.—adjs. Jesuit′ic, -al.—adv. Jesuit′ically.—ns. Jes′uitism, Jesuitry: the principles and practices of the Jesuits: cunning: deceit; Jesuitoc′racy, government by Jesuits; Jes′uitry, Jesuitism.—Jesuits' bark, cinchona, because introduced to Rome by Jesuit missionaries.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
or Society of Jesus, the religious order founded by Ignatius Loyola in 1534, and approved of by bull of Paul III. in 1540, for the conversion of heretics and the propagation of the Roman Catholic faith, and reputed, however self-denying at times, to be unscrupulous in the means they employ to achieve their ends, which is, broadly speaking, re-establishing over Christendom the tyranny of the Church; they established themselves in the several countries of Europe, but their policy was found dangerous to political liberty as well as religious, and they are now everywhere nearly stamped out; there are nevertheless still several communities of them in the south of Europe, and even colleges in England, Ireland, and the United States, as well as missions under them in heathen parts.
The numerical value of Jesuit in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Jesuit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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Pope Francis is truly Jesuit. He is ready to connect with simple ideas, that he always has in his heart and his mind.
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