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Monothelite

[ muh-noth-uh-lahyt ]
/ məˈnɒθ əˌlaɪt /
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noun Theology.

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 Monothelite

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