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Monothelite

[muh-noth-uh-lahyt]
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noun Theology.
  1. a person who maintains that Christ has a single theanthropic will.
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Compare Dyothelite.

Origin of Monothelite

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 formsMo·noth·e·lit·ic [muh-noth-uh-lit-ik] /məˌnɒθ əˈlɪt ɪk/, adjectiveMo·noth·e·lit·ism [muh-noth-uh-lahy-tiz-uh m] /məˈnɒθ ə laɪˌtɪz əm/, Mo·noth·e·lism, noun
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Historical Examples

  • Sixth general council of the Church, at Constantinople; Monothelite heresy condemned.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 4

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