sobornost

noun so·bor·nost \-rˌnȯst\

Definition of sobornost

plural

-s

  1. :  spiritual harmony based on freedom and unity in love :  ecumenicity; specifically :  the principle of spiritual unity and religious community based on free commitment to a tradition of catholicity interpreted through ecumenical councils of the Eastern Orthodox Church — compare conciliarity

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Origin and Etymology of sobornost

Russian, literally, conciliarity, from sobornyĭ conciliar, from sobor council


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