sectarianism

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sec·tar·i·an

 (sĕk-târ′ē-ən)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a sect.
2. Adhering or confined to the dogmatic limits of a sect or denomination; partisan.
3. Narrow-minded; parochial.
n.
1. A member of a sect.
2. One characterized by bigoted adherence to a factional viewpoint.

sec·tar′i·an·ism n.
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sec•tar•i•an•ism

(sɛkˈtɛər i əˌnɪz əm)

n.
narrow-minded devotion to a particular sect, esp. in religion.
[1810–20]
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sectarianism

the spirit or tendencies of sectarians, especially adherence or excessive devotion to a particular sect, especially in religion. — sectarian, n., adj.
See also: Protestantism
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sectarianism - a narrow-minded adherence to a particular sect or party or denomination; "he condemned religious sectarianism"
narrow-mindedness, narrowness - an inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behavior
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Translations

sectarianism

[sekˈtɛərɪənɪzəm] Nsectarismo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

sectarianism

[sɛkˈtɛəriənəm] nsectarisme m
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sectarianism

nSektierertum nt
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sectarianism

[sɛkˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzm] nsettarismo
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By 1963, he had taken a vigorous antiart stance, publicly protesting as well as lecturing about ending "serious culture" and replacing it with "veramusement" (from veritas and amusement), or unalienated activities of one's "just-likings." After a stint in sectarian leftist politics and a cessation of artmaking (though he continued to perform music), since the mid-'80s Flynt has resumed a practice of producing object-based art.