Having the same essence or nature.

co′es·sen′ti·al′i·ty (-shē-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
co′es·sen′tial·ly adv.


(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity being one in essence or nature: a term applied to the three persons of the Trinity
coessentiality, ˌcoesˈsentialness n
ˌcoesˈsentially adv


(ˌkoʊ ɪˈsɛn ʃəl)

of the same essence or nature.
co`es•sen′tial•ly, adv.
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Fear is the coessential ingredient of tragedy, and tragedy, since
For otherwise, the trinity will not be coessential and coequal (24).
The oxidized products had almost coessential chemical structures of sodium (1/4)-b-D-poly-glucuronate or Na salt of cellouronic acid consisting of D-glucuronosyl units alone.
The didactic practice is the fulfillment of the educational practice: learning is formative when it can be part of that process of "knowledge, consciousness and culture that forms part of the itinerary of Bildung, for which the educational didactics is coessential" (Gennari, 1999: 65).
While Robin Gerster and Jan Bassett's work comes closest to bringing some of these ideas and themes to Australia, (7) it has been accused by some of being more an exercise in reinforcing a set of identifiable tropes than combating them, of weaving a narrative 'largely coessential with the sixties as packaged and presented by the daily papers and the TV news'.
On one hand, the control would affect the expression of thought and information, to whose freedom the best jurists over the last two centuries dedicated their scientific efforts, and which today are coessential to our democracies.
Inviolability of alienable property is a coessential, congeneric, and the only efficient protective mantle around the core of self-ownership.
(N.B.: Since the divine cannot in any way be spoken of as being divided, for that would contradict its essential simplicity, this life is that of the undivided and coessential Trinity.) Thus, given a share in the divine life, the baptized is understood to have Christ dwelling "within" him or herself, enticing him or her--in the totality of his or her humanity, soul, and body--to embrace the life of "pure prayer" that will lead to closer unity with Christ and, in Christ, with the undivided Trinity (cf.
Fulton [20] showed that for any w there is a minimal set, called the coessential set (i), of rank conditions which suffice to define [X.sub.w].
(15) Julian uses the concept of motherhood to describe the creative and recreative powers of the Son, which are coessential with the creative powers of the Father.
The oblivious exercise of a boundless, exuberant energy, "fresh" tasks that are kept fresh by verve and impulse rather than bound by a cautious concern that takes things "personally"--all these betoken the playful attitude of the Solitary woodchopper, as also of "poets, whose work is `measured' no less than that of woodchoppers," yet whose "human creativity" is coessential with "nature's vitality" (Bagby 148).
Fear is the coessential ingredient of tragedy, and tragedy, since Aristotle, deals with the stories of those who are above us--heroes, kings, and tyrants.