[jan-suh-niz-uh m] /ˈdʒæn səˌnɪz əm/
the doctrinal system of Cornelis Jansen and his followers, denying free will and maintaining that human nature is corrupt and that Christ died for the elect and not for all humanity.
(RC Church) the doctrine of the Cornelis Jansen and his disciples, who maintained that salvation was limited to those subject to a supernatural determinism, the rest being destined to perdition
the religious movement arising from these doctrines
1650s, in reference to doctrine of Cornelius Jansen (1585-1638), Catholic bishop of Ypres, who maintained the perverseness and inability for good of the natural human will. Related: Jansenist.
[jan-skee] /ˈdʒæn ski/ noun, plural janskies. 1. a unit of flux density for electromagnetic radiation, used chiefly in radio astronomy. Abbreviation: Jy. [jan-skee] /ˈdʒæn ski/ noun 1. Karl Guthe, 1905–50, U.S. engineer: pioneer in radio astronomy. /ˈdʒænskɪ/ noun (pl) -skys 1. a unit of flux density equal to 10–26 W m–2 Hz–1, used predominantly in […]
- Jansky-bielschowsky disease
Jansky-Bielschowsky disease Jan·sky-Bielschowsky disease (jān’skē, yän’-) n. The early juvenile type of cerebral sphingolipidosis. Also called Bielschowsky’s disease.
[jan-yoo-air-ee-uh s] /ˌdʒæn yuˈɛər i əs/ noun 1. Saint, a.d. 272?–305? Italian ecclesiastic and martyr: patron saint of Naples.
[jan-yoo-er-ee] /ˈdʒæn yuˌɛr i/ noun, plural Januaries. 1. the first month of the year, containing 31 days. Abbreviation: Jan. /ˈdʒænjʊərɪ/ noun (pl) -aries 1. the first month of the year, consisting of 31 days n. late 13c., Ieneuer, from Old North French Genever, Old French Jenvier (Modern French Janvier), attested from early 12c. in Anglo-French, […]