kenosis

[ki-noh-sis] /kɪˈnoʊ sɪs/
noun, Theology
1.
the doctrine that Christ relinquished His divine attributes so as to experience human suffering.
Origin
1835–45; < Greek kénōsis an emptying (kenō-, variant stem of kenoûn to empty out, drain + -sis -sis)
Related forms
kenotic
[ki-not-ik] /kɪˈnɒt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
British Dictionary definitions for kenotic
kenosis (kɪˈnəʊsɪs)
 
n
Christianity Christ's voluntary renunciation of certain divine attributes, in order to identify himself with mankind (Philippians 2:6--7)
 
[C19: from Greek: an emptying, from kenoun to empty from kenos empty]
 
kenotic
 
adj, —n

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