Definition of increate in English:

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increate

Pronunciation: /ˌɪnkriːˈeɪt/

adjective

literary
Not yet created.
Example sentences
  • God is described as ‘light,’ ‘the Eternal coeternal beam,’ ‘bright essence increate,’ and ‘pure ethereal stream.’
  • They make mention indeed of a Three; but that there is any mystery in the doctrine, that the Three are One, that They are coequal, co-eternal, all increate, all omnipotent, all incomprehensible, is not stated, and never could be gathered from them.

Origin

Late Middle English: from ecclesiastical Latin increatus, from Latin in- 'not' + creatus (past participle of creare 'create').

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