(comparative more Jesuitically, superlative most Jesuitically)
- In a Jesuitical manner.
Jesuitical + -ly
Variant of Jesuit
- a member of the Society of Jesus, a Roman Catholic religious order for men, founded by Ignatius Loyola in 1534
- a crafty schemer; cunning dissembler; casuist: hostile and offensive term, as used by anti-Jesuits
Origin of JesuitModern Latin Jesuita ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin Iesus, Jesus + -ita, -ite