coessential

[koh-i-sen-shuh l]

adjective

united in essence; having the same essence or nature.

Nearby words

  1. coercion,
  2. coercive,
  3. coercive force,
  4. coercivity,
  5. coesite,
  6. coetaneous,
  7. coeternal,
  8. coeternity,
  9. coetzee,
  10. coeur

Origin of coessential

1425–75; late Middle English. See co-, essential

Related formsco·es·sen·ti·al·i·ty, co·es·sen·tial·ness, nounco·es·sen·tial·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for coessential

coessential

adjective

Christianity being one in essence or nature: a term applied to the three persons of the Trinity
Derived Formscoessentiality (ˌkəʊɪˌsɛnʃɪˈælɪtɪ) or coessentialness, nouncoessentially, adverb

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