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antinomian

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noun an·ti·no·mi·an \ˌan-ti-ˈnō-mē-ən\

Definition of antinomian

  1. 1 :  one who holds that under the gospel dispensation of grace the moral law is of no use or obligation because faith alone is necessary to salvation

  2. 2 :  one who rejects a socially established morality

antinomian adjective
antinomianismplay \-mē-ə-ˌni-zəm\ noun


Origin of antinomian

Medieval Latin antinomus, from Latin anti- + Greek nomos law


First Known Use: 1565

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