[ muh-noth-uh-lahyt ]
/ məˈnɒθ əˌlaɪt /
a person who maintains that Christ has a single theanthropic will.
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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
OTHER WORDS FROM MonotheliteMo·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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Example sentences from the Web for monothelite
Sixth general council of the Church, at Constantinople; Monothelite heresy condemned.