theologically, adv.
/thee'euh loj"i keuhl/, adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or involved with theology: a theological student.
2. based upon the nature and will of God as revealed to humans.
Also, theologic.
[1520-30; < ML theologicalis, equiv. to theologic(us) ( < Gk theologikós; see THEOLOGY, -IC) + -alis -AL1]

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