psilanthropism

or psi·lan·thro·py

[sahy-lan-thruh-piz-uh m]

Origin of psilanthropism

1800–10; < Greek psīlánthrōp(os) merely human (psīl(ós) mere + ánthrōp(os) man + -os -ous) + -ism
Related formspsi·lan·throp·ic [sahy-luh n-throp-ik] /ˌsaɪ lənˈθrɒp ɪk/, adjectivepsi·lan·thro·pist, noun
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Word Origin and History for psilanthropism
n.

"the teaching that Jesus was entirely human," 1817 (Coleridge; "Biographia Literaria"), from Greek psilanthropos "merely human," from psilos "naked, bare, mere" (see psilo-) + anthropos "man" (see anthropo-). Related: Psilanthropy; psilanthropic; psilanthropist.

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