homoousian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὁμοούσιος (homooúsios), from ὁμός (homós, same) + ουσία (ousía, essence).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɒməʊˈuːzɪən/

Adjective[edit]

homoousian (comparative more homoousian, superlative most homoousian)

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

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Noun[edit]

homoousian (plural homoousians)

  1. (historical) One of those, in the 4th century, who accepted the Nicene Creed and maintained that the Son had the same essence or substance with the Father.

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