heteroousian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ecclesiastical Ancient Greek ἑτεροουσιος (heteroousios, of a different nature), formed from ἕτερος (héteros, another, different) and οὐσία (ousía, nature, being).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɛtəɹəʊˈuːzɪən/

Adjective[edit]

heteroousian (comparative more heteroousian, superlative most heteroousian)

  1. having different essence or substance, especially with reference to the first and second persons of the Trinity

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