hypostatize

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v hypostatize construe as a real existence, of a conceptual entity
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hypostatize To attribute actual or personal existence to.
    • Hypostatize To make into, or regarded as, a separate and distinct substance. "Looked upon both species and genera as hypostatized universals."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • hypostatize To attribute substantial existence to; make into or regard as a distinct individual substance or reality. A hypostatized attribute is one which is itself regarded as the subject of attributes or characters; and a hypostatized relation is one treated as having relations to other relations. Also hypostatise, hypostasise, hypostasize.
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Usage

In literature:

The Trinity, the hypostatical basis of beings and things, is the reflection of the Divine Majesty in its work.
"Delsarte System of Oratory" by Various
As the objects are hypostatized percepts, so the relations are hypostatized processes of the human understanding.
"The Sense of Beauty" by George Santayana
The fatal issue is often hastened by the onset of hypostatic pneumonia.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
The manner of the hypostatic union then became an urgent problem.
"Monophysitism Past and Present" by A. A. Luce
He is as hazy about the Hypostatic Union as are many laymen about the Pragmatic Sanction.
"Res Judicatæ" by Augustine Birrell
We know that the circulation is much interfered with, that there is hypostatic congestion, that the mass action is slow.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
Are they hypostatized as positive?
"Know the Truth; A critique of the Hamiltonian Theory of Limitation" by Jesse H. Jones
When the attack is more severe hypostatic congestion is very likely to supervene.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
This conception of wisdom became still further hypostatized.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2" by Various
What are his views, think you, on the hypostatic union?
"Mark Gildersleeve" by John S. Sauzade
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In news:

The Hypostatic Union had a profound effect on Jesus' human nature, as he is both true man and, also, God.
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