consubstantial

[ kon-suh b-stan-shuh l ]
/ ˌkɒn səbˈstæn ʃəl /

adjective

of one and the same substance, essence, or nature.

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Origin of consubstantial

1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin consubstantiālis, equivalent to con- con- + substanti(a) substance + -ālis -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM consubstantial

con·sub·stan·tial·ism, nouncon·sub·stan·tial·ist, nouncon·sub·stan·ti·al·i·ty, nouncon·sub·stan·tial·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for consubstantial

consubstantial
/ (ˌkɒnsəbˈstænʃəl) /

adjective

Christian theol (esp of the three persons of the Trinity) regarded as identical in substance or essence though different in aspect

Derived forms of consubstantial

consubstantiality, nounconsubstantially, adverb

Word Origin for consubstantial

C15: from Church Latin consubstāntiālis, from Latin com- + substantia substance
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