Trinity vs Triplicity - What's the difference?

trinity | triplicity |


As a proper noun trinity

is (christianity) in christian belief, the three persons (personae) of the godhead: father, son and holy spirit.

As a noun triplicity is

the quality or state of being triple or threefold; trebleness.

trinity

English

Noun

(trinities)
  • A group or set of three people or things; triad; trio; trine.
  • *
  • *:But when the moon rose and the breeze awakened, and the sedges stirred, and the cat's-paws raced across the moonlit ponds, and the far surf off Wonder Head intoned the hymn of the four winds, the trinity , earth and sky and water, became one thunderous symphony—a harmony of sound and colour silvered to a monochrome by the moon.
  • The state of being three; threeness.
  • Synonyms

    * (group of three) threesome, triad, trio, trine, troika, triumvirate * threeness

    Derived terms

    * nontrinitarian * nontrinitarianism * trinitarian

    See also

    * Trinity * Trinity College * quaternity * Unitarian

    triplicity

    English

    Noun

  • The quality or state of being triple or threefold; trebleness.
  • In their trinal triplicities on high. — Spenser.
    (Webster 1913)