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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.

sectarian

(sɛkˈtɛərɪən)
adj
1. of, belonging or relating to, or characteristic of sects or sectaries
2. adhering to a particular sect, faction, or doctrine
3. narrow-minded, esp as a result of rigid adherence to a particular sect
n
a member of a sect or faction, esp one who is bigoted in his adherence to its doctrines or in his intolerance towards other sects, etc
secˈtarianˌism n

sec•tar•i•an

(sɛkˈtɛər i ən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to sectaries or sects.
2. narrowly confined or devoted to a particular sect.
3. narrowly confined or limited in interest, purpose, etc.
n.
4. a member of a sect.
5. a bigoted or narrow-minded person.
[1640–50]
sec•tar′i•an•ly, adv.

sectarian

Belonging to or involving a particular sect, denomination, or faction, especially when seen as narrowminded or dogmatic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sectarian - a member of a sect; "most sectarians are intolerant of the views of any other sect"
bigot - a prejudiced person who is intolerant of any opinions differing from his own
Adj.1.sectarian - of or relating to or characteristic of a sect or sects; "sectarian differences"
2.sectarian - belonging to or characteristic of a sect; "a sectarian mind"; "the negations of sectarian ideology"- Sidney Hook; "sectarian squabbles in psychology"
nonsectarian, unsectarian - not restricted to one sect or school or party; "religious training in a nonsectarian atmosphere"; "nonsectarian colleges"; "a wide and unsectarian interest in religion"- Bertrand Russell

sectarian

sectarian

noun
A person who dissents from the doctrine of an established church:
Translations
أحَد أفْراد الطائِفَهطائِفيطائِفي، مَذْهَبي
sektářský-kasektář
sekterisksektmedlem
szektariánusszektás
maîur í sértrúarsöfnuîisem lÿtur aî sértrúarsöfnuîisértrúarsafnaîar-
sektársektársky
hiziple ilgili gruba aitmezhebe aitmezhep üyesi

sectarian

[sekˈtɛərɪən]
A. ADJsectario
B. Nsectario/a m/f

sectarian

[sɛkˈtɛəriən] adjsectaire

sectarian

adjsektiererisch; differenceskonfessionell; sectarian loyaltieskonfessionelles Zugehörigkeitsgefühl; sectarian violenceGewalttätigkeiten plmit konfessionellem Hintergrund
nSektierer(in) m(f)

sectarian

[sɛkˈtɛərɪən] adjsettario/a

sect

(sekt) noun
a group of people within a larger, especially religious, group, having views different from those of the rest of the group.
secˈtarian adjective
1. concerned with, especially the narrow interests of, a sect or sects. sectarian loyalties.
2. caused by membership of a sect. a sectarian murder.
noun
a member of a sect.
References in classic literature ?
At that distant day, there was a dreary isolation in the civilized Christian society of these realms for families that had dropped below their original level, unless they belonged to a sectarian church, which gets some warmth of brotherhood by walling in the sacred fire.
They do not set up any sectarian principles of their own, by which to shape and mould the proletarian movement.
But toward the end of the century and of Elizabeth's reign, feeling grew tenser, and groups of the Puritans, sometimes under persecution, definitely separated themselves from the State Church and established various sectarian bodies.
Among them a most excellent Hospital - a quaker establishment, but not sectarian in the great benefits it confers; a quiet, quaint old Library, named after Franklin; a handsome Exchange and Post Office; and so forth.
Their enthusiasm, heightened almost to madness by the treatment which they received, produced actions contrary to the rules of decency, as well as of rational religion, and presented a singular contrast to the calm and staid deportment of their sectarian successors of the present day.
Now Nietzsche disagreed entirely with Renan's view, that Christ was "le grand maitre en ironie"; in Aphorism 31 of "The Antichrist", he says that he (Nietzsche) always purged his picture of the Humble Nazarene of all those bitter and spiteful outbursts which, in view of the struggle the first Christians went through, may very well have been added to the original character by Apologists and Sectarians who, at that time, could ill afford to consider nice psychological points, seeing that what they needed, above all, was a wrangling and abusive deity.
They had been the settlers of thirteen separate and distinct English colonies, along the margin of the shore of the North American Continent; contiguously situated, but chartered by adventurers of characters variously diversified, including sectarians, religious and political, of all the classes which for the two preceding centuries had agitated and divided the people of the British islands--and with them were intermingled the descendants of Hollanders, Swedes, Germans, and French fugitives from the persecution of the revoker of the Edict of Nantes.
Baquba / NINA /- The head of the Badr Organization Hadi al-Amiri announced his disowning from every sectarian person carrying out sectarian acts in the province of Diyala.
Dons boss Derek McInnes will sit out tomorrow's clash with Celtic after being banned for reacting to sectarian abuse.
The most evident divide in the political milieu of Muslims arguably is the sectarian fissure between the Sunni and the Shia political ideologies.
ISLAMABAD -- Chairman of Hurriyat forum Mirwaiz Umar Farooq says nobody will be allowed to harm sectarian amity in Indian Occupied Kashmir.Talking to a group of Ulema in Srinagar, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq urged the Kashmiris to maintain sectarian amity, brotherhood and frustrate the designs of the vested interests who want to stoke sectarian tension in the territory.He appealed to the people, especially youth, not to get provoked as there are always some elements present in societies who want to stoke sectarian and communal tensions among people in order to create rift between sects and communities.
ISLAMABAD -- Sectarian appears not just in the form of violence but also in people's group-thinking, and in order to eradicate it, there is need to promote a culture of learning to live with differences even if one does not agree with them, participants of a seminar on Wednesday said.