Definition of pistic in English:

pistic

adjective

  • Chiefly Philosophy. Relating to faith or trust rather than to reason.

noun

  • Theology. A person whose belief is based on faith.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From post-classical Latin pisticus, adjective designating nard (Vetus Latina, Vulgate) from Hellenistic Greek πιστικός (New Testament), perhaps ‘genuine, pure’, a sense of πιστικός faithful from ancient Greek πίστις faith + -ικός.

Pronunciation

pistic

/ˈpɪstɪk/