kenosis

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ke·no·sis

 (kĭ-nō′sĭs)
n. Christianity
The relinquishment of some of the attributes of God by Jesus in becoming man and suffering death.

[Late Greek kenōsis, from Greek, an emptying, from kenoun, to empty, from kenos, empty.]

ke·not′ic (-nŏt′ĭk) adj.

kenosis

(kɪˈnəʊsɪs)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity Christ's voluntary renunciation of certain divine attributes, in order to identify himself with mankind (Philippians 2:6–7)
[C19: from Greek: an emptying, from kenoun to empty from kenos empty]
kenotic adj, n

ke•no•sis

(kɪˈnoʊ sɪs)

n.
the doctrine that Christ relinquished His divine attributes so as to experience human suffering.
[1835–45; < Greek kénōsis an emptying, =kenō-, variant s. of kenoûn to empty out, drain, derivative of kenós empty + -sis -sis]
ke•not′ic (-ˈnɒt ɪk) adj.