kenosis

noun
ke·​no·​sis | \ kə-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce kenosis (audio) , kē-\

Definition of kenosis

: the relinquishment of divine attributes by Jesus Christ in becoming human

Other Words from kenosis

kenotic \ kə-​ˈnä-​tik How to pronounce kenotic (audio) , kē-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of kenosis

1873, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kenosis

Late Greek kenōsis, from Greek, action of emptying, from kenoun to purge, empty, from kenos empty

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