theocrasy

[ thee-ok-ruh-see ]
/ θiˈɒk rə si /

noun

a mixture of religious forms and deities by worshipers.
union of the personal soul with God, as in Neoplatonism.

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Origin of theocrasy

First recorded in 1810–20; from Greek theokrāsía, equivalent to theo- combining form meaning “god” + krâs(is) “a mingling” + -ia noun suffix; see theo-, -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for theocrasy

theocrasy
/ (θɪˈɒkrəsɪ) /

noun

a mingling into one of deities or divine attributes previously regarded as distinct
the union of the soul with God in mysticism

Word Origin for theocrasy

C19: from Greek theokrasia, from theo- + -krasia from krasis a blending
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