Definition of Monophysite

1. Noun. An adherent of Monophysitism.

Generic synonyms: Adherent, Disciple

2. Adjective. Of or relating to Monophysitism.
Exact synonyms: Monophysitic
Partainyms: Monophysitism, Monophysitism
Derivative terms: Monophysitism

Definition of Monophysite

1. n. One of a sect, in the ancient church, who maintained that the human and divine in Jesus Christ constituted but one composite nature. Also used adjectively.

Definition of Monophysite

1. Noun. (Christianity) A member of an early Christian sect which held that Jesus Christ has one nature, as opposed to the orthodox view that Christ has two natures, both fully man and fully God, and is co-eternal and co-substantial with the Father. ¹

2. Adjective. Describing the beliefs of a ?onophysite. ¹

3. Noun. (alternative capitalization of Monophysite) ¹

4. Adjective. (alternative capitalization of Monophysite) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monophysite

Monod-Wyman-Changeux model
Monodon monoceros
Monomorium minimum
Monomorium pharaonis
Monongahela River
Mononychus olecranus
Monophysite (current term)
Monopoly money
Monotropa hypopithys
Monotropa uniflora

Literary usage of Monophysite

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1889)
"The Monophysite Churches.—Justinian, however, did not thereby reach the end he had in view. The Monophysites continued their separation because the hated ..."

2. A Text-book of the History of Doctrines by Karl Rudolf Hagenbach (1861)
"VARIOUS MODIFICATIONS OF THE Monophysite DOCTRINE. ... asserted the latter, in accordance with their monophysite premises respecting the nature of Christ. ..."

3. History of the Christian Church by Wilhelm Ernst Möller (1902)
"Matters came the length of the famous Monophysite controversies, ... The Monophysite Controversies. Sources: The Acts and Papal letters in MANSI, VII -IX, ..."

4. Manual of Universal Church History by Johannes Baptist Alzog, Francis Joseph Pabisch, Thomas Sebastian Byrne (1889)
"... was forced by Belisarius to accept the papal throne, after first having made a promise to Theodora to restore Anthimus and defend the Monophysite cause, ..."

5. The Churches Separated from Rome by Louis Duchesne (1907)
"n THE Monophysite SCHISMS We know well how the Eastern Church ... more or less rapidly, but it was not thus with the monophysite schism—it exists still ..."

6. Dissertations on Subjects Connected with the Incarnation by Charles Gore (1907)
"The Monophysite controversy. The heresy of Eutyches was in part due to a misunderstanding of Cyril's teaching, in part it was a revival of a certain still ..."

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