So·​cin·​i·​an | \ sə-ˈsi-nē-ən How to pronounce Socinian (audio) , sō- \

Definition of Socinian

: an adherent of a 16th and 17th century theological movement professing belief in God and adherence to the Christian Scriptures but denying the divinity of Christ and consequently denying the Trinity

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Socinian adjective
Socinianism \ sə-​ˈsi-​nē-​ə-​ˌni-​zəm How to pronounce Socinianism (audio) , sō-​ \ noun

First Known Use of Socinian

1614, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Socinian

New Latin socinianus, from Faustus Socinus

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“Socinian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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