char|is|mat|ic [ ,kerız`mætık ] adjective
1. ) a charismatic person has a strong personal quality that makes other people like them and be attracted to them:
What the party needs is a more charismatic leader.
2. ) relating to a group of Christians who believe that God can give people unusual abilities, for example, the ability to cure people who are sick

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • charismatic — [kar΄iz mat′ik] adj. 1. of, having, or resulting from charisma 2. designating or of any of various religious groups or movements that stress direct divine inspiration, manifested as inglossolalia or healing powers n. 1. a member of a charismatic… …   English World dictionary

  • Charismatic — Char is*mat ic, a. Of or pertaining to a charism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • charismatic — (adj.) 1882, from CHARISMA (Cf. charisma) + IC (Cf. ic). As a movement in Christian churches which believes in divine gifts of healing, etc., attested by 1936, reflecting the older sense of charisma …   Etymology dictionary

  • charismatic — [adj] charming alluring, appealing, hypnotic, larger than life*, magnetic, mesmerizing, poised; concepts 529,537 …   New thesaurus

  • charismatic — I. adjective Etymology: charisma Date: circa 1868 1. of, relating to, or constituting charisma or charism < charismatic gifts > 2. having, exhibiting, or based on charisma or charism < charismatic sects > < a charismatic leader > II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • charismatic — [[t]kæ̱rɪzmæ̱tɪk[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A charismatic person attracts, influences, and inspires people by their personal qualities. With her striking looks and charismatic personality, she was noticed far and wide. Syn: magnetic 2) ADJ:… …   English dictionary

  • charismatic — char|is|mat|ic [ˌkærızˈmætık] adj 1.) having charisma ▪ Martin Luther King was a very charismatic speaker. 2.) charismatic church/movement groups of Christians who believe that God can give them special abilities, for example the ability to cure… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • charismatic — adjective 1》 having charisma. 2》 relating to the charismatic movement.     ↘(of a power or talent) divinely conferred. noun an adherent of the charismatic movement. ↘a person who claims divine inspiration. Derivatives charismatically adverb …   English new terms dictionary

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