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hypostatic

Syllabification: hy·po·stat·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌhīpəˈstadik
 
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Definition of hypostatic in English:

adjective

Theology
Relating to the persons of the Trinity.
Example sentences
  • What was incarnated was a temporal, hypostatic extension of the transcendent God, not the transcendent God Himself.
  • The Holy Spirit is the actual personal love of the Father for the Son and of the Son for the Father, their unity, itself hypostatic.
  • Frequently, these experiences have a substantial, even hypostatic, effect on character formation.

Derivatives

hypostatical

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • And so what is proper to each nature, by reason of the hypostatical union, is ascribed to the whole person.
  • To this passage, also, the hypostatical union is the only key.
  • His word seems to be an almost hypostatical entity.

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