Do·ce·tism (dō-sētĭz′əm, dōsə-tĭz′əm)
The belief, especially associated with the Gnostics, that Jesus had no human body and only appeared to have died on the cross.
[Probably from Late Greek Dokētai, espousers of Docetism, from Greek dokein, to seem; see dek- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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