apocatastasis

noun
ap·​o·​ca·​tas·​ta·​sis
variants: or apokatastasis \ ¦apəkəˈtastəsə̇s \
plural apocatastases or apokatastases\ -​əˌsēz \

Definition of apocatastasis

: restitution, restoration especially : the doctrine of the final restoration of all sinful beings to God and to the state of blessedness — compare universalism

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Other Words from apocatastasis

apocatastatic \ ¦apəˌkatə¦statik \ adjective

History and Etymology for apocatastasis

New Latin, from Greek apokatastasis, literally restitution, recovery, from apo- + katastasis restoration, condition

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“Apocatastasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apocatastasis. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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