noun, plural gen·e·ses [jen-uh-seez] /ˈdʒɛn əˌsiz/.
Words nearby genesis
Origin of genesis
OTHER WORDS FROM genesishy·per·gen·e·sis, noun
British Dictionary definitions for hypergenesis (1 of 2)
noun plural -ses (-ˌsiːz)
Word Origin for genesis
British Dictionary definitions for hypergenesis (2 of 2)
Medical definitions for hypergenesis (1 of 2)
Other words from hypergenesishy′per•ge•net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.
Medical definitions for hypergenesis (2 of 2)
n. pl. gen•e•ses (-sēz′)
Cultural definitions for hypergenesis
The first book of the Old Testament; its first words are “In the beginning” (genesis is a Greek word for “beginning”). It covers the time from the beginning of the world through the days of the patriarchs, including the stories of the Creation, Adam and Eve, the Fall of Man, Cain and Abel, Noah and the Flood, God's covenant with Abraham, Abraham and Isaac, Jacob and Esau, and Joseph and his brothers.