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1: a visible (but not necessarily material) manifestation of a deity to a human person
noun ( plural -nies) Etymology: Medieval Latin theophania, from Late Greek theophaneia, from Greek the- + -phaneia (as in epiphaneia appearance) — more at epiphany Date: circa 1633 a visible manifestation of a deity • theophanic adjective n. (pl. -ies) a visible manifestation of God or a god to man.
Theophany The*oph"a*ny, n.; pl.
-nies. [Gr. ?; ? God + ? to appear.] A manifestation of God to man by actual appearance, usually as an incarnation. Christophany, Masan, Satanophany, afflatus, angelophany, apocalypse, apparition, appearance, appearing, arising, astral, astral spirit, avatar, banshee, coming, coming into being, coming-forth, control, departed spirit, direct communication, disclosure, disembodied spirit, dissemination, divine inspiration, divine revelation, duppy, dybbuk, eidolon, embodiment, emergence, epiphany, evidence, evincement, exposure, expression, form, forthcoming, ghost, grateful dead, guide, hant, haunt, idolum, immateriality, incarnation, incorporeal, incorporeal being, incorporeity, indication, inspiration, issuance, larva, lemures, manes, manifestation, materialization, materializing, mystical experience, mysticism, occurrence, oni, opening, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, pneumatophany, poltergeist, presence, presentation, proof, prophecy, publication, realization, revelation, revenant, rise, rising, shade, shadow, shape, showing, showing forth, shrouded spirit, specter, spectral ghost, spirit, spook, sprite, theophania, theopneustia, theopneusty, unfolding, unfoldment, unsubstantiality, vision, walking dead man, wandering soul, wraith, zombie
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