from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to theopathy. See the second quotation under theosophist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a theopathy.

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  • adjective theopathic


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  • I have been at some pains to avoid the use of this special language of the mystics; but now perhaps we may remind ourselves that, by the declaration of all who have achieved it, the mature spiritual life is such a condition of completed harmony -- such a theopathetic state.

    The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day Evelyn Underhill 1908

  • For them, when they have achieved at last the true theopathetic state, all aspects of the universe possess equal authority as sacramental declarations of the Presence of God; and their fearless employment of homely and physical symbols -- often startling and even revolting to the unaccustomed taste -- is in direct proportion to the exaltation of their spiritual life.

    Songs of Kabir 1440-1518 Kabir 1479


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