Definition of providentialist in English:

providentialist

noun

  • A believer in the predestination of events, especially by divine providence.

adjective

  • Based on the belief that events are predestined, especially by divine providence.

Origin

Late 17th century (in an earlier sense). From providential + -ist.

Pronunciation

providentialist

/ˌprɒvɪˈdɛnʃ(ə)lɪst//ˌprɒvɪˈdɛnʃəlɪst/