One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Theology the submission of Christ to the will of his Father, leading to his suffering and death on the Cross.
2Willing, uncomplaining, or unresisting submission to the will of another, specifically to God.
3Compliance with commands irrespective of their nature.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Perkins (1558–1602), theologian and Church of England clergyman.
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