theocentric
adjective Date: 1886 having God as the central interest and ultimate concern <
a theocentric culture
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theocentricity nountheocentrism noun

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  • theocentric — (adj.) 1886, from Gk. theos god (see THEA (Cf. Thea)) + CENTRIC (Cf. centric) …   Etymology dictionary

  • theocentric — [thē΄ō sen′trik] adj. [ THEO + CENTRIC] centering on or directed toward God as a focus of interest, source of authority, etc. theocentrically adv. theocentricity [thē΄ō sen′tris′ə tē] n. theocentrism [thē΄ō sen′triz΄əm] n …   English World dictionary

  • theocentric — theocentricity /thee oh sen tris i tee/, n. theocentrism, theocentricism /thee euh sen treuh siz euhm/, n. /thee euh sen trik/, adj. having God as the focal point of thoughts, interests, and feelings: theocentric philosophy. [1885 90; THEO +… …   Universalium

  • theocentric — adjective /θiːəʊˈsɛntɹɪk/ Having God as main focus: with God, a god, or gods as the focal point. See Also: theocentrism …   Wiktionary

  • theocentric — [ˌθɪə(ʊ) sɛntrɪk] adjective having God as a central focus …   English new terms dictionary

  • theocentric — the·o·cen·tric …   English syllables

  • theocentric —  Теоцентричный …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • theocentric — the•o•cen•tric [[t]ˌθi əˈsɛn trɪk[/t]] adj. rel having God as the focal point of thoughts, interests, and feelings • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • theocentric — /θiəˈsɛntrɪk/ (say theeuh sentrik) adjective having God as a focal point of concern …   Australian English dictionary

  • theocentric —   a. having God or divine being as central fact.    ♦ theocentrism, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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