theocrasy

theocrasy

[thee-ok-ruh-see]
noun
1.
a mixture of religious forms and deities by worshipers.
2.
union of the personal soul with God, as in Neoplatonism.

Origin:
1810–20; < Greek theokrāsía, equivalent to theo- theo- + krâs(is) a mingling + -ia -y3

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To theocrasy
Collins
World English Dictionary
theocrasy (θɪˈɒkrəsɪ)
 
n
1.  a mingling into one of deities or divine attributes previously regarded as distinct
2.  the union of the soul with God in mysticism
 
[C19: from Greek theokrasia, from theo- + -krasia from krasis a blending]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature