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psilanthropism

[sahy-lan-thruh-piz-uh m] /saɪˈlæn θrəˌpɪz əm/
noun
1.
the doctrine that Jesus Christ was only a human being.
Also, psilanthropy.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < Greek psīlánthrōp(os) merely human (psīl(ós) mere + ánthrōp(os) man + -os -ous) + -ism
Related forms
psilanthropic
[sahy-luh n-throp-ik] /ˌsaɪ lənˈθrɒp ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
psilanthropist, noun
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Word Origin and History for psilanthropist

psilanthropism

n.

"the teaching that Jesus was entirely human," 1817 (Coleridge; "Biographia Literaria"), from Greek psilanthropos "merely human," from psilos "naked, bare, mere" (see psilo-) + anthropos "man" (see anthropo-). Related: Psilanthropy; psilanthropic; psilanthropist.

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