(comparative more quietistic, superlative most quietistic)
- Of or relating to quietism, a philosophy of passivity and non-involvement.
quietism + -ic
Variant of quietism
- a mysticism based on spiritual passivity; specif., a mysticism so minimizing or so completely rejecting human volition and effort as, often, to produce indifference to one's lot in an afterlife and to engender a sense of being incapable of any personal merit or guilt
- lack of concern about what may happen; apathy
Origin of quietismItalian quietismo ; from Classical Latin quietus: see quiet and amp; -ism