sectarian

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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.
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