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An adherent of the doctrine that in the person of Jesus there was but a single, divine nature.
[Late Latin monophysīta, from Late Greek monophusītēs : Greek mono-, mono- + Greek phusis, nature; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots.]
Mo·noph′y·site, Mo·noph′y·sit′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.
a 5th-century heresy concerning the nature of Christ, asserting that He had only a divine nature or that the human and divine made one composite nature. Cf. Dyophysitism. — Monophysite, n., adj. — Monophysitic, Monophysitical, adj.See also: Christ
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|Noun||1.||Monophysitism - a Christian heresy of the 5th and 6th centuries that challenged the orthodox definition of the two natures (human and divine) in Jesus and instead believed there was a single divine nature|
theological doctrine - the doctrine of a religious group