consubstantial

adjective
con·​sub·​stan·​tial | \ ˌkän(t)-səb-ˈstan(t)-shəl How to pronounce consubstantial (audio) \

Definition of consubstantial

: of the same substance … Three Persons in one consubstantial Godhead …— Richard Meux Benson

Examples of consubstantial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In fact, there was a strange impression given throughout the event that attendees believe Christianity is, in some sense, consubstantial with American nationalism. Cameron Hilditch, National Review, 18 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of consubstantial

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for consubstantial

Late Latin consubstantialis, from Latin com- + substantia substance

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“Consubstantial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consubstantial. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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