Pneumatomachian

noun

Pneu·​ma·​to·​ma·​chi·​an
plural -s
: one who is hostile to or denies the divinity or personality of the Holy Spirit
specifically : a member of a 4th century sect under the leadership of Macedonius, Bishop of Constantinople, holding the Holy Ghost to be a creature or created being

Word History

Etymology

Late Greek pneumatomachos (from Greek pneumat- + -machos fighter—from machesthai to fight—) + English -an

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“Pneumatomachian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pneumatomachian. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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