Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Attribution of human traits to God; anthropomorphism.
  • noun Christianity The doctrine of the union of human and divine natures in Jesus.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The union or combination of the divine and human natures; also, belief in such a union or combination.
  • noun The deification of man, or the humanizing of divinity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare A state of being God and man.
  • noun The ascription of human atributes to the Deity, or to a polytheistic deity; anthropomorphism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A state of being God and man.
  • noun The ascription of human attributes to a deity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the representation of objects (especially a god) as having human form or traits
  • noun (theology) the doctrine that Jesus was a union of the human and the divine

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek god + man.

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