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Definitions for consubstantialˌkɒn səbˈstæn ʃəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. consubstantial(adj)

    regarded as the same in substance or essence (as of the three persons of the Trinity)


  1. consubstantial(Adjective)

    Of the same substance or essence.

  2. Origin: From consubstantialis, from con- + substantia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Consubstantial(adj)

    of the same kind or nature; having the same substance or essence; coessential

  2. Origin: [L. consubstantialis; con- + substantialis: cf. F. consubstantiel. See Substantial.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Consubstantial

    kon-sub-stan′shal, adj. of the same substance, nature, or essence, esp. of the Trinity.—ns. Consubstan′tialism, the doctrine of consubstantiation; Consubstan′tialist, one who believes in consubstantiation; Consubstantial′ity.—adv. Consubstan′tially, with sameness of substance.—v.t. Consubstan′tiāte, to unite in one common substance or nature.—v.i. to become so united.—adj. united in one common substance.—ns. Consubstantiā′tion (theol.), the Lutheran doctrine of the actual, substantial presence of the body and blood of Christ co-existing in and with the bread and wine used at the Lord's Supper; Consubstantiā′tionist. [L. con, with, and Substantial.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of consubstantial in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of consubstantial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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