Definition of Doctrinal

1. Adjective. Relating to or involving or preoccupied with doctrine. "Quibbling over doctrinal minutiae"

Partainyms: Doctrine
Derivative terms: Doctrine



Definition of Doctrinal

1. a. Pertaining to, or containing, doctrine or something taught and to be believed; as, a doctrinal observation.

2. n. A matter of doctrine; also, a system of doctrines.

Definition of Doctrinal

1. Adjective. Of, relating to, involving, belonging to or concerning a doctrine. ¹

2. Adjective. (obsolete) Didactic. ¹

3. Noun. A matter of doctrine, or system of doctrines. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Doctrinal

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doctrinal

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Literary usage of Doctrinal

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Of doctrinal innovation he had still scarcely any thought. ... So far he had no intention of introducing doctrinal innovations; such an idea occurred to him ..."

2. A History of the English Church During the Civil Wars and Under the by Ecole littéraire de Montréal, Charles Gill, William Arthur Shaw (1900)
"doctrinal propositions concerning Government and Discipline, Feb.- March, 1644. proposition met with the decided opposition, not only of Independents, ..."

3. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1906)
"... which had together maintained Gallican liberty, in a spirit of independence of the Papacy, were united in stern hostility to all doctrinal innovations. ..."

4. Catalogue of the Michigan State Library: For the Years of 1877-78 by Michigan State Library, Harriet Augusta (Edgerton) Tenney (1877)
"CONTROVERSIAL, DEISTS, doctrinal, EVIDENCES OF CHRISTIANITY, GENERAL THEOLOGY, HISTORICAL, HORTATORY, INTERPRETERS, MISSIONS, MORMONS, MYSTICS, MYTHOLOGIES, ..."

5. The Life of Michael Servetus: The Spanish Physician, Who, for the Alleged by William Hamilton Drummond (1848)
"Conjectures as to the original source of his doctrinal opinions. ' , of the Emperor Charles V Studies the Scriptures, and entertains THE spirit excited by ..."

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