substantia sub·stan·ti·a (sŭb-stān'shē-ə)
n. pl. -ti·æt (-shē-ē')
Suscipe exemplum: substantia est lapis, ferrum; duritia lapidis et ferri natura substantiæ est.
substantia is the underlying, the subjacens, in which the accidentia are said to be.
God is not to be conceived as mere abstract Being (substantia), but as everlasting process, activity (actus).
His substantia is His being and His action (suum esse and suum agere).
It is not a substantia but substantiae or substantiatum (p. 745).
There is no more resemblance, says the Westminster Reviewer, between pain and substantia than between pain and a line or an angle.
It does not correspond to the definition of substantia given by Spinoza quod in se est et per se concipitur.
The true and literal translation of would have been substantia; but that word had been taken to render .
It surely exists in the individuals, since substantia specierum is not different from the essentia individuorum.