[ hoh-moi-oo-see-uhn, -ou- ]
/ ˌhoʊ mɔɪˈu si ən, -ˈaʊ- /
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a member of a 4th-century a.d. church party that maintained that the essence of the Son is similar to, but not the same as, that of the Father.
relating to the Homoiousians or their doctrine.
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Origin of Homoiousian
OTHER WORDS FROM HomoiousianHo·moi·ou·si·an·ism, noun
Words nearby Homoiousian
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How to use Homoiousian in a sentence
With what synthetical power he refuted the Homoiousian theory.Talkers|John Bate
British Dictionary definitions for Homoiousian
/ (ˌhəʊmɔɪˈuːsɪən, -ˈaʊ-, ˌhɒm-) /
a Christian who believes that the Son is of like (and not identical) substance with the FatherCompare Homoousian
of or relating to the Homoiousians
Derived forms of HomoiousianHomoiousianism, noun
Word Origin for Homoiousian
C18: from Late Greek homoiousios of like substance, from Greek homoio- like + ousia nature
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