ousia

noun ou·sia \ˈüzēə, ˈüsēə, ˈüzh(ē)ə, ˈüsh(ē)ə\

Definition of ousia

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  true being :  entity essence substance

  2. 2 :  hypostasis 2a

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Origin and Etymology of ousia

Greek, from ous- (stem of ōn, present participle of einai to be) + -ia -y


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