Amish ( adjective , noun )

(As an adjective)

Amish ( adjective )

Relating to a strict sect of the Mennonite Church, characterized by traditionalism, rejection of certain modern conveniences, and a strong sense of community.

Origin:

From the name of a sect of anabaptists that originated in switzerland in the early 16th century, from the name of their leader jakob ammann (died c. 1630).

Examples:

  1. The Amish community refused to use modern technology.
  2. The Amish farm was a throwback to a simpler time.
  3. The Amish dress was plain and modest.
  4. The Amish way of life is characterized by simplicity and hard work.
  5. The Amish people maintain a strict separation from the outside world.

(As a noun)

Amish ( noun )

Relating to a strict sect of the Mennonite Church, characterized by traditionalism, rejection of certain modern conveniences, and a strong sense of community.

Origin:

From the name of a sect of anabaptists that originated in switzerland in the early 16th century, from the name of their leader jakob ammann (died c. 1630).

Examples:

  1. The Amish community refused to use modern technology.
  2. The Amish farm was a throwback to a simpler time.
  3. The Amish dress was plain and modest.
  4. The Amish way of life is characterized by simplicity and hard work.
  5. The Amish people maintain a strict separation from the outside world.
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