theopathy

theopathy

[thee-op-uh-thee]
noun
religious emotion excited by the contemplation of God.

Origin:
1740–50; theo- + (sym)pathy

theopathetic [thee-oh-puh-thet-ik] , theopathic [thee-uh-path-ik] , adjective
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theopathy (θɪˈɒpəθɪ)
 
n
religious emotion engendered by the contemplation of or meditation upon God
 
[C18: from theo- + -pathy, from sympathy]
 
theopathetic
 
adj
 
theopathic
 
adj

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