Definition of apophatically in English:


Pronunciation /-ik(ə)lē/



See apophatic

‘The divine judgment is unexpected, kenotic, eschatological, and apophatically affirmed and denied.’
  • ‘What do old stories really have to say to a generation which defines itself only, as it were, apophatically: postmodern?’
  • ‘I agree with the Greek Orthodox theologians who said that God cannot be described directly, but must be spoken apophatically (we can't say what God is, we can only say what God is not).’