noun Ad·es·se·nar·i·an \(ˌ)a-ˌde-sə-ˈner-ē-ən\

Definition of Adessenarian



  1. :  one who believes in the real presence of Christ's body in the eucharist but not by transubstantiation

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Origin and Etymology of adessenarian

Latin adesse to be present (from ad- + esse to be) + connective -n- + English -arian — more at is

First Known Use: 1744

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to criticize severely

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