circumincession

circumincession

[sur-kuhm-in-sesh-uhn]
noun Theology.
the reciprocal existence in one another of the three persons of the Trinity.
Also, circuminsession.


Origin:
1635–45; < Medieval Latin circumincessiōn- (stem of circumcessiō), equivalent to Latin circum- circum + Medieval Latin incessiōn- < Latin incess(us) (past participle of incedere to give in, to go along with, equivalent to in- in-2 + cēd(ere) to go + -tus past participle suffix) + -iōn- -ion; see cede, cession

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