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.

Nearby words

  1. theocentric,
  2. theocentricity,
  3. theoclymenus,
  4. theocon,
  5. theocracy,
  6. theocrat,
  7. theocratic,
  8. theocritus,
  9. theodicy,
  10. theodolite

Origin of theocrasy

1810–20; < Greek theokrāsía, equivalent to theo- theo- + krâs(is) a mingling + -ia -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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