apocatastasis

noun ap·o·ca·tas·ta·sis \¦apəkəˈtastəsə̇s\
variants: or

apokatastasis

\¦apəkəˈtastəsə̇s\

Definition of apocatastasis

plural

apocatastases

or

apokatastases

\-əˌsēz\
  1. :  restitution, restoration; especially :  the doctrine of the final restoration of all sinful beings to God and to the state of blessedness — compare universalism

apocatastatic

\¦apəˌkatə¦statik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of apocatastasis

New Latin, from Greek apokatastasis, literally restitution, recovery, from apo- + katastasis restoration, condition — more at catastasis


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