Definition of Sectarianize

1. v. t. To imbue with sectarian feelings; to subject to the control of a sect.



Definition of Sectarianize

1. Verb. To imbue with sectarian feelings; to subject to the control of a sect. ¹

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Definition of Sectarianize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sectarianize

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sectarianize (current term)
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Literary usage of Sectarianize

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1. The Dial by Margaret Fuller, Ralph Waldo Emerson, George Ripley (1842)
"... is in spirit: do nothing with it that shall narrow the sympathies, enslave the will, enfeeble and sectarianize the intellect, impoverish the humanities, ..."

2. The Story of the Hymns and Tunes by Hezekiah Butterworth, Theron Brown (1906)
"Such zeal is as needless as trying to sectarianize an Old Testament Psalm. The poem is a perfect religious ..."

3. The Story of the Hymns and Tunes by Hezekiah Butterworth, Theron Brown (1906)
"Such zeal is as needless as trying to sectarianize an Old Testament Psalm. The poem is a perfect religious piece—to be sung as it stands, with thanks that ..."

4. Lectures on the English Language by George Perkins Marsh (1863)
"To revise under present circumstances, is to sectarianize, to divide the one catholic English Bible, the common standard of authority in Protestant England ..."

5. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1872)
"by a few enthusiasts); the recent attempts to sectarianize the Irish National Schools and Queen's Colleges, with the view of making ..."

6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1897)
"... to hold office for three years. resistance to all attempts to sectarianize the board schools, and called upon the advocates of religious equality to ..."

7. The Chautauquan by Chautauqua Institution (1910)
"We may resent the phrases "Nonconformist conscience," "Puritan conscience," and indeed I do not like to sectarianize the conscience; but we speak fearlessly ..."

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