/sin'deuh ree"sis/, n.
1. innate knowledge of the basic principles of morality.
2. Christian Mysticism. the essence of the soul that unites with God.
Also, synteresis.
[1350-1400; ME < ML synderesis, synteresis < Gk syntéresis a guarding, equiv. to syntere-, var. s. of syntereîn to guard closely (syn- SYN- + tereîn to guard) + -sis -SIS]

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