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noun Theology.
the doctrine that Christ relinquished His divine attributes so as to experience human suffering.

1835–45; < Greek kénōsis an emptying (kenō-, variant stem of kenoûn to empty out, drain + -sis -sis)

kenotic [ki-not-ik] , adjective Unabridged
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kenosis (kɪˈnəʊsɪs)
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]
adj, —n

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