theonomous

adjective
the·​on·​o·​mous | \ thē-ˈä-nə-məs How to pronounce theonomous (audio) \

Definition of theonomous

: governed by God : subject to God's authority

First Known Use of theonomous

1947, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for theonomous

the- + -nomous (as in autonomous)

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“Theonomous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/theonomous. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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