So·​cin·​i·​an sə-ˈsi-nē-ən How to pronounce Socinian (audio)
: 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
Socinian adjective
Socinianism noun

Word History


New Latin socinianus, from Faustus Socinus

First Known Use

1614, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Socinian was in 1614

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“Socinian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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