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Monothelite

[muh-noth-uh-lahyt] /məˈnɒθ əˌlaɪt/
noun, Theology
1.
a person who maintains that Christ has a single theanthropic will.
Compare Dyothelite.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; < Medieval Latin monothelīta < Late Greek monothelḗtēs, equivalent to Greek mono- mono- + thelētḗs willer, equivalent to thelē- (variant stem of thélein to will) + -tēs agent suffix
Related forms
Monothelitic
[muh-noth-uh-lit-ik] /məˌnɒθ əˈlɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
Monothelitism
[muh-noth-uh-lahy-tiz-uh m] /məˈnɒθ ə laɪˌtɪz əm/ (Show IPA),
Monothelism, noun
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