Definition of supersubstantial in English:

supersubstantial

adjective

  • 1Chiefly Theology. Above or transcending all substance or being; = superessential. Chiefly of God.

  • 2Christian Church. Above or transcending material substance; spiritual. Chiefly of the Eucharistic bread.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Treatise Perfection Sons of God. From post-classical Latin supersubstantialis surpassing all other substance (Vulgate: see note) from super- + substantialis.

Pronunciation

supersubstantial

/ˌsjuːpəsəbˈstanʃl//ˌsuːpəsəbˈstɑːnʃl//ˌsuːpəsəbˈstanʃl/