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  • adj. Not originated; having existed through all eternity.
  • adj. Not yet made or brought into existence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not originated; existing from all eternity.
  • adj. Not yet caused to be, or to be made.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not originated; having no birth or creation.


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un- +‎ originated


  • The truth of the matter is that the "unoriginated" [ "accidental," as my son's college anthropology text describes it] application of 'random' to describe genetic changes is a metaphysical corruption politically inserted into neodarwinism for the purpose of denying intelligent agency, and fed to the public as a matter of policy.

    Clear Thinking?

  • A sign of this shortcoming is to be seen in the shared presupposition of Plato and Aristotle that matter is unoriginated.


  • That does not undermine the doctrine of the monarchy of the Father 'DMF' for short because the posited senses in which the Son and the Holy Spirit have to do with each others' origination is not that of ekporeusis, which belongs exclusively to the Father as the only unoriginated person.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • She appears here to be saying that when Darwinists talk of the randomness of mutations, they are talking about the metaphysically unoriginated state of genetic mutations.

    Clear Thinking?

  • This was done in the following terms: When first the unoriginated, inconceivable Father, who is without material substance, [2828] and is neither male nor female, willed to bring forth that which is ineffable to Him, and to endow with form that which is invisible, He opened His mouth, and sent forth the

    ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus

  • This implies absolute, unoriginated origin, absolute subsistence, and also reabsorption, for as all things go forth from Brahman, so shall all things return to that whence they started forth.

    The World's Greatest Books — Volume 13 — Religion and Philosophy

  • All things of the sublunar world originate in matter, hence matter itself is the unoriginated, the eternal.

    A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy

  • World, which is after all a manifested and organized World, and Boehme begins his account with That which is before beginnings -- the unoriginated Mother of all Worlds and of All that is, visible and invisible.

    Spiritual Reformers in the 16th & 17th Centuries

  • [9] Paracelsus and others used the term _Mysterium magnum_ to denote the original, but unoriginated, matter out of which all things were made.

    Spiritual Reformers in the 16th & 17th Centuries

  • Or was any believer ever known to confess otherwise than that there is One God from Whom are all things, One Majesty which has no birth, and that He is that unoriginated Power?

    NPNF2-09. Hilary of Poitiers, John of Damascus


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