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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The doctrines of Arius, denying that Jesus was of the same substance as God and holding instead that he was only the highest of created beings, viewed as heretical by most Christian churches.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The doctrines of the Arians. See Arian, n.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The doctrines of the Arians.

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  • noun Christianity A non-trinitarian Christology, denominated as heretical since Council of Nicaea, but still influential in Monophysite Christianity.

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  • noun heretical doctrine taught by Arius that asserted the radical primacy of the Father over the Son

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Eponym from Arius: Arian +‎ -ism

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