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theopathy

[thee-op-uh-thee] /θiˈɒp ə θi/
noun
1.
religious emotion excited by the contemplation of God.
Origin
1740-1750
1740-50; theo- + (sym)pathy
Related forms
theopathetic
[thee-oh-puh-thet-ik] /ˌθi oʊ pəˈθɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
theopathic
[thee-uh-path-ik] /ˌθi əˈpæθ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for theopathetic

theopathy

/θɪˈɒpəθɪ/
noun
1.
religious emotion engendered by the contemplation of or meditation upon God
Derived Forms
theopathetic (ˌθɪəpəˈθɛtɪk), theopathic (ˌθɪəˈpæθɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C18: from theo- + -pathy, from sympathy
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