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Heteroousian

[het-uh-roh-oo-see-uh n, -ou-see-uh n] /ˌhɛt ə roʊˈu si ən, -ˈaʊ si ən/ Ecclesiastical
noun
1.
a person who believes the Father and the Son to be unlike in substance or essence; an Arian (opposed to Homoousian).
adjective
2.
of or relating to the Heteroousians or their doctrine.
Origin of Heteroousian
1670-1680
1670-80; < Late Greek heterooúsi(os) (Greek hetero- hetero- + ousí(a) nature, essence + -os adj. suffix) + -an
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Heteroousian

/ˌhɛtərəʊˈuːsɪən; -ˈaʊsɪən/
noun
1.
a Christian who maintains that God the Father and God the Son are different in substance
adjective
2.
of or relating to this belief
Word Origin
C17: from Late Greek heteroousios, from Greek hetero- + ousia nature
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