Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hypostasis

4 senses of hypostasis

Sense 1
hypostasis, epistasis -- (the suppression of a gene by the effect of an unrelated gene)
       => organic process, biological process -- (a process occurring in living organisms)

Sense 2
hypostasis -- (the accumulation of blood in an organ)
       => bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity -- (an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity")

Sense 3
hypostasis, hypostasis of Christ -- (any of the three persons of the Godhead constituting the Trinity especially the person of Christ in which divine and human natures are united)
       => Godhead, Lord, Creator, Maker, Divine, God Almighty, Almighty, Jehovah -- (terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God)

Sense 4
hypostasis -- ((metaphysics) essential nature or underlying reality)
       => kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty -- (the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story")

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