Definition of coessential in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkōəˈsen(t)SHəl/

Entry from US English dictionary


1United or inseparable in essence or being.
Example sentences
  • This is done with the help of the hands of consciousness that extend from the spiritual heart and are coessential to it.
  • We are living members of this marvelous and fascinating organism, nourished by the sacramental, hierarchical and charismatic gifts which are coessential to it.
  • The Cardinal's reflections elaborated an understanding that the charismatic and institutional aspects are quasi coessential to the constitution of the Church.
1.1Having the same substance or essence.
Example sentences
  • Unconventional Landscapes by Melissa Martinez and Mary Shindell are multimedia coessential installations and will be on display from November to January.



Pronunciation: /kōiˌsenCHēˈalitē/
Example sentences
  • Arius denied the coessentiality and the coeternity of the Second Person of the Trinity with God the Father.
  • Its being in the image of God resides in the self-subsistence of soul, intellect and consciousness and in their coessentiality, indivisibility and inseparability.
  • The Apostle Paul suggested extending the feeling of coessentiality to all followers of Christ and experiencing them as one Body of Christ headed by Christ and the Father.


Example sentences
  • The second species goes further and asks, ‘What does the intellect have coessentially in itself?’
  • If Christianity is coessentially linked to reason, then reason is the tool Christian believers can and should use to relate themselves to other believers.



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Syllabification: co·es·sen·tial

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