humanation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From humanate.

Noun[edit]

humanation (plural humanations)

  1. (theology, rare) The fact or process of becoming human.
    • 2006, Marsha Keith Schuchard, Why Mrs Blake Cried, Pimlico 2007, p. 33:
      In sixteenth-century England the Protestant Church dropped the word ‘humanation’, but the German version, Menschwendung, survived in Lutheran ‘wound mysticism’.