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Heteroousian

[ het-uh-roh-oo-see-uhn, -ou-see-uhn ]

noun

  1. a person who believes the Father and the Son to be unlike in substance or essence; an Arian ( Homoousian ).


adjective

  1. of or relating to the Heteroousians or their doctrine.

Heteroousian

/ -ˈaʊsɪən; ˌhɛtərəʊˈuːsɪən /

noun

  1. a Christian who maintains that God the Father and God the Son are different in substance


adjective

  1. of or relating to this belief

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Heteroousian1

1670–80; < Late Greek heterooúsi ( os ) ( Greek hetero- hetero- + ousí ( a ) nature, essence + -os adj. suffix) + -an

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Heteroousian1

C17: from Late Greek heteroousios, from Greek hetero- + ousia nature

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