Definition of Energumens

1. Noun. (plural of energumen) ¹



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Definition of Energumens

1. energumen [n] - See also: energumen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Energumens

energised
energiser
energisers
energises
energising
energization
energizations
energize
energized
energizer
energizers
energizes
energizing
energometer
energumen
energumens (current term)
energy
energy-absorbing
energy-generating resources
energy-releasing
energy-releasing(a)
energy-rich bond
energy-rich phosphates
energy-storing(a)
energy balance
energy bar
energy bubble
energy carrier
energy confinement time
energy coupling

Literary usage of Energumens

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1. Origines Ecclesiasticæ: Or, The Antiquities of the Christian Church, and by Joseph Bingham, Richard Bingham (1840)
"The next sort of persons for whom prayers were now made, were the energumens, that is, such persons as were seized or possessed by an evil spirit. ..."

2. The Works of the Rev. Joseph Bingham by Joseph Bingham (1855)
"In another place2 : 'The first prayer is full of mercy, when we pray for the energumens : the second prayer likewise, wherein we pray for the penitents, ..."

3. Origines Ecclesiasticæ: The Antiquities of the Christian Church. With Two by Joseph Bingham (1856)
"So that though the canons and rules of the church seem to drive away the energumens together with the catechumens and penitents ..."

4. Origines Ecclesiasticæ: Or, The Antiquities of the Christian Church, and by Joseph Bingham (1834)
"Of the Prayers for the energumens, or Persons possessed by Evil Spirits. The Forms of these Prayers. The next sort of persons, for whom prayers were now ..."

5. The Work Claiming to be the Constitutions of the Holy Apostles, Including by Irah Chase, William Whiston, Otto Krabbe (1848)
"And after they are gone out, let him say, Ye energumens afflicted with unclean spirits, ... Bow down your heads, ye energumens, and receive the blessing. ..."

6. A Church dictionary by Walter Farquhar Hook (1859)
"ship, but they were not permitted to partake of the eucharist until wholly restored, except in the immediate prospect of death. In general, the energumens ..."

7. The Antiquities of the Christian Church by Johann Christian Wilhelm Augusti, Georg Friedrich Heinrich Rheinwald, Carl Christian Friedrich Siegel (1841)
"OF energumens, OR DEMONIACS. Mention is often made in the ancient church, of persons possessed of an evil spirit. The regulations of the church bestow upon ..."

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