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[n] an advocate of Jansenism

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\Jan"sen*ist\, n. [F. Jans['e]niste.] (Eccl. Hist.) A follower of Cornelius Jansen, a Roman Catholic bishop of Ypres, in Flanders, in the 17th century, who taught certain doctrines denying free will and the possibility of resisting divine grace.

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