autotheistic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

auto- + theistic

Adjective[edit]

autotheistic (comparative more autotheistic, superlative most autotheistic)

  1. Self-worshiping; prideful in the extreme.
    • 1972, Walter L. Wakefield, review of The Heresy of the Free Spirit in the Later Middle Ages, in Church History, Vol. 41, No. 4
      But under Professor Lerner’s scrutiny, example after example of allegedly extreme antinomian or autotheistic beliefs and of resultant flagrant libertinism loses those characteristics.

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