Definition of Hypostasis. Meaning of Hypostasis. Synonyms of Hypostasis

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Definition of Hypostasis

Hypostasis
Hypostasis Hy*pos"ta*sis, n.; pl. Hypostases. [L., fr. Gr. ? subsistence, substance, fr. ? to stand under; ? under + ? to stand, middle voice of ? to cause to stand. See Hypo-, and Stand.] 1. That which forms the basis of anything; underlying principle; a concept or mental entity conceived or treated as an existing being or thing. 2. (Theol.) Substance; subsistence; essence; person; personality; -- used by the early theologians to denote any one of the three subdivisions of the Godhead, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Note: The Council of Alexandria (a. d. 362) defined hypostasis as synonymous with person. --Schaff-Herzog. 3. Principle; an element; -- used by the alchemists in speaking of salt, sulphur, and mercury, which they considered as the three principles of all material bodies. 4. (Med.) That which is deposited at the bottom of a fluid; sediment.

Meaning of Hypostasis from wikipedia

- Hypostasis (plural: hypostases), from the Gr**** ὑπόστασις (hypóstasis), is the underlying, fundamental state or substance that supports all of reality...
- Look up hypostasis in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Hypostasis, hypostatic, or hypostatization (hypostatisation; from the Ancient Gr**** ὑπόστᾰσις,...
- Hypostatic union (from the Gr****: ὑπόστασις hypóstasis, 'person, subsistence') is a technical term in Christian theology emplo**** in mainstream Christology...
- "becoming". Nicola Denzey Lewis interprets hypostasis as making the conceptual real. Bentley Layton translates hypostasis as "Reality"; he believes the title...
- In linguistics, a hypostasis (from the Gr**** word ὑπόστασις meaning foundation, base or that which stands behind) is a relationship between a name and...
- lividity (Latin: postmortem – "after death", lividity – "black and blue"), hypostasis (Gr****: ὑπό, hypo, meaning "under, beneath"; στάσις, stasis, meaning "a...
- Hypostatic abstraction in mathematical logic, also known as hypostasis or subjectal abstraction, is a formal operation that transforms a predicate into...
- doctrine concerning the union of two natures (divine and human) in one hypostasis of Jesus Christ, who is thus acknowledged as a single person (prosopon)...
- Hypostasis (from Gr**** hypo- "below" + stasis "standing") is the essence of metafiction, a rare, literary moment when characters in fiction become aware...
- of the one composite hypostasis of our Lord Jesus Christ, we do not say that in Him, a divine hypostasis and a human hypostasis came together. It is that...