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Arianism

[ air-ee-uh-niz-uhm, ar- ]
/ ˈɛər i əˌnɪz əm, ˈær- /
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noun Theology.
the doctrine, taught by Arius, that Christ the Son was not consubstantial with God the Father.
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Origin of Arianism

First recorded in 1590–1600; Arian + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM Arianism

Ar·i·an·is·tic, Ar·i·an·is·ti·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Arianism

Arianism
/ (ˈɛərɪəˌnɪzəm) /

noun
the doctrine of Arius, pronounced heretical at the Council of Nicaea, which asserted that Christ was not of one substance with the Father, but a creature raised by the Father to the dignity of Son of God
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