Definition of theocrasy
1 : a fusion or mixture of different deities in the minds of worshipers the theocrasy of divinities of East and West; also : the identification of formerly separate deities the theocrasy of Zeus and Helios in the invocation of Zeus-Helios as one god
2 : an intimate union of the soul with the One or God in contemplation
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Origin and Etymology of theocrasy
Late Greek theokrasia, from Greek the- + -krasia (from kras- —stem of kerannynai to mix—+ -ia -y)
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