Theopaschite

noun

The·​o·​pas·​chite
ˌthēəˈpaˌskīt
plural -s
: one holding that in Christ's passion God suffered
specifically : an adherent of a sixth century sect of Monophysites compare patripassian

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin theopaschita, from Late Greek theopaschitēs, from Greek the- + paschein to experience, suffer + -itēs -ite

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“Theopaschite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Theopaschite. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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