Definition of coessential in English:


Pronunciation /ˌkōəˈsen(t)SHəl/ /ˌkoʊəˈsɛn(t)ʃəl/


  • 1United or inseparable in essence or being.

    ‘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.’
    • ‘God is the being whose coessential goodness is its reason for doing infinite and eternal good.’
    • ‘Four ancient bishops some 130 years ago censured those who said that the Son was a creature and not coessential with the Father.’
    • ‘And for this we need to experience ourselves not only in our own bodies, but also as being coessential to the one we care for.’
    • ‘God is the Creator from all eternity, and he creates when He wills, in His infinite goodness, through His coessential Logos and Spirit.’
    1. 1.1Having the same substance or essence.
      • ‘Unconventional Landscapes by Melissa Martinez and Mary Shindell are multimedia coessential installations and will be on display from November to January.’