worshipability

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

worship +‎ -ability

Noun[edit]

worshipability (uncountable)

  1. Capability of being worshiped; worthiness of veneration.
    • 1836, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Volume 1, p. 378:
      I commend the modern Unitarians for their candour in giving up the possible worshipability of Christ, if not very God.
    • 1988, Norman L. Geisler, Christian Apologetics, ISBN 9780801038228, p. 186:
      A God who is totally and completely Other lacks relatability and no doubt, at least to many, he will lack worshipability.
    • 2007, David Lamont Paulsen and Donald W. Musser, Mormonism in Dialogue with Contemporary Christian Theologies, ISBN 9780881460834, p. 530:
      Critics of the openness model are quick to contend that any qualification of the notion of God's complete knowledge of the future diminishes his power and worshipability.

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References[edit]

  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed. (1989).