pleroma

noun ple·ro·ma \ plə̇ˈrōmə \

Definition of pleroma

plural pleromas or pleromata
1 :plenitude:
a :the fullness of divine excellencies and powers
  • the pleroma of the Godhead resides in Christ corporeally
  • —Philip Schaff
b :the fullness of being of the divine life held in Gnosticism to comprise the aeons as well as the uncreated monad or dyad from which they have proceeded
2
[New Latin, from Late Latin, fullness]
:plerome

pleromatic

\¦plirə¦matik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of pleroma

Late Latin, fullness, from Greek plērōma that which fills, from plēroun to make full, from plērēs full


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