[ muh-nahr-kee-uh-niz-uhm ]

  1. any of several doctrines of the Christian church in the 2nd and 3rd centuries a.d., emphasizing the unity of God by maintaining that the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit are three manifestations or aspects of God.: Compare Trinitarianism. See also modalism.

Origin of Monarchianism

First recorted in 1835–45; Monarchian (from Late Latin monarchiānus; see monarchy, -an) + -ism

Other words from Monarchianism

  • Mo·nar·chi·an, adjective, noun
  • Mo·nar·chi·an·ist, noun

Words Nearby Monarchianism Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023