Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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

Etymologies

Ancient Greek god + man. (Wiktionary)

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