Definition of hypostasize in English:

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Pronunciation: /hīˈpästəˌsīz/


Another term for hypostatize.
Example sentences
  • To posit a rupture is to hypostasize a piercing through; an Aufhebung which neither lifts up nor preserves the dialectic.
  • Nozick protests that he does not, as Hacking charges, describe rationality as a ‘hypostasised entity.’
  • Love as God's mode of existence ‘hypostasizes’ God, constitutes his being.

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Syllabification: hy·pos·ta·size

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