Definition of subordinationism in English:

subordinationism

(also subordinatianism)

noun

historical
  • The doctrine that the second and third persons of the Trinity (the Son and the Holy Spirit) are inferior, in order or in essence, to the first (God the Father).

Origin

Mid 19th century. From subordination + -ism, after German Subordinatianismus.

Pronunciation

subordinationism

/səˌbɔːdɪˈneɪʃ(ə)nɪz(ə)m//səˌbɔːdɪˈneɪʃənɪz(ə)m/