chosen

[choh-zuh n]
adjective
  1. selected from several; preferred: my chosen profession.
  2. Theology. elect(def 9).
noun
  1. elect.
Related formscho·sen·ness, nounun·cho·sen, adjective
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chosen

verb
  1. the past participle of choose
adjective
  1. selected or picked out, esp for some special quality

Chosen

noun
  1. the official name for Korea when it was a Japanese province (1910–45)
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Word Origin and History for chosenness

chosen

n.

"the elect, the select," especially those selected by God, c.1200, from past participle of choose (v.). Chosen people for "the Jews" is recorded from 1530s.

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