Definition of religionist in English:

religionist

noun

  • See religionism

    • ‘Politicians historically have tried to use religion, and religionists have tried to use politics.’
    • ‘This is rather too difficult for most religionists, who are convinced of the power of prayer.’
    • ‘The fact is, not only atheists, but even religionists have almost universally accepted socialism and interventionism.’
    • ‘The great trouble with religion - any religion - is that the religionist, having accepted certain propositions by faith, cannot thereafter judge these propositions by evidence.’
    • ‘Today's religionists may insist that this time will be different, but their evasions cannot eradicate the inherent connection between faith and force.’

Pronunciation

religionist

/rɪˈlɪdʒ(ə)nɪst/