Definition of Consubstantial

1. Adjective. Regarded as the same in substance or essence (as of the three persons of the Trinity).

Category relationships: Christian Theology
Partainyms: Consubstantiation
Derivative terms: Consubstantiation



Definition of Consubstantial

1. a. Of the same kind or nature; having the same substance or essence; coessential.

Definition of Consubstantial

1. Adjective. Of the same substance or essence. ¹

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Definition of Consubstantial

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Consubstantial

constructorless
constructors
constructs
constructure
constructures
construe
construe with
construed
construer
construers
construes
construing
constuprate
constupration
constuprations
consubstantial (current term)
consubstantialism
consubstantialist
consubstantialists
consubstantiality
consubstantially
consubstantiate
consubstantiation
consubstantiations
consuetude
consuetudes
consuetudinal
consuetudinary
consul
consulage

Literary usage of Consubstantial

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"It is therefore not to be wondered at, if the expression "consubstantial with ... But God forbid that we should say the Blood of Christ is consubstantial ..."

2. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Thomas Birch (1837)
"... or consubstantial with us roen, as to his humanity.—Where it cannot reasonably be suspected, that one and the same word should be taken in two different ..."

3. The Arians of the Fourth Century by John Henry Newman (1871)
"Thus Aristotle speaks of the stars being consubstantial with each other; and Porphyry of the souls of brute animals being consubstantial to ..."

4. The Fundamental Christian Faith: The Origin, History and Interpretation of by Charles Augustus Briggs (1913)
"The Son is declared to be the only begotten of the Father, begotten before all the ages, consubstantial with the Father, veritable God, the mediator of ..."

5. A Commentary on the Psalms: From Primitive and Mediaeval Writers and from by John Mason Neale, Richard Frederick Littledale (1868)
"O GOD, Almighty SAVIOUR, vouchsafe, we beseech Thee, Gregorian, that we who do confess that the SON of GOD is Co-equal and consubstantial with Thee, ..."

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