Definition of Seventh-day Adventist in English:

Seventh-day Adventist


  • A member of a Protestant sect that preaches the imminent return of Christ to Earth (originally expecting the Second Coming in 1844) and observes Saturday as the sabbath.

    See also Adventist
    • ‘In the former case, the Court reversed the denial of unemployment benefits to a Seventh-Day Adventist who refused an offer of employment which would have required him to work on Saturdays.’
    • ‘7% of Bermuda's residents are Seventh-Day Adventists.’
    • ‘There are a small number of Uniates, Seventh-Day Adventists, Baptists, Pentecostalists, Armenian Apostolics, and Molokans.’
    • ‘After I told one of the church members I was a Seventh-Day Adventist, I noticed he was a little quiet.’
    • ‘Members of newer American denominations, including Seventh-Day Adventists and some Pentecostals, also refused induction and support of the war effort in this same conflict.’


Seventh-day Adventist

/ˈˌsevənTH ˌdā ˈadven(t)əst/