Hasidic



[hah-sid; Ashkenazic Hebrew khaw-sid; Sephardic Hebrew khah-seed] /ˈhɑ sɪd; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈxɔ sɪd; Sephardic Hebrew xɑˈsid/

noun, plural Hasidim
[hah-sid-im, huh-; Ashkenazic Hebrew khaw-see-dim; Sephardic Hebrew khah-see-deem] /hɑˈsɪd ɪm, hə-; Ashkenazic Hebrew xɔˈsi dɪm; Sephardic Hebrew xɑ siˈdim/ (Show IPA). Judaism.
1.
a member of a sect founded in Poland in the 18th century by Baal Shem-Tov and characterized by its emphasis on mysticism, prayer, ritual strictness, religious zeal, and joy.
Compare .
2.
an Assidean.
adj.

also Chasidic, 1927, from Hasidim + -ic.

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