kenosis

noun ke·no·sis \ kə-ˈnō-səs , kē- \

Definition of kenosis

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

kenotic

play \kə-ˈnä-tik, kē-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of kenosis

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

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