Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 03/18/16 Henotheism

Henotheism (noun)
henotheism [hen-uh-thee-iz-uh m]


noun
1. the worship of a particular god, as by a family or tribe, without disbelieving in the existence of others.
2. ascription of supreme divine attributes to whichever one of several gods is addressed at the time.


Origin: 1855-60; < Greek heno-, combining form of hén one (neuter of heîs) + theism

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