Definition of terminist in English:

terminist

noun

  • 1Philosophy. An adherent of terminism, the form of nominalism associated particularly with William of Ockham (1285–1349); = Ockhamist.

  • 2Theology. An adherent of the disputed Christian doctrine that God has ordained a definite period or term in the life of all individuals, at the end of which they each lose the opportunity to achieve salvation.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Henry Bell (fl. 1650). From classical Latin terminus end, limit, in post-classical Latin also word, expression + -ist.

Pronunciation

terminist

/ˈtəːmɪnɪst/