Definition of Ecumenic

1. Adjective. Concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions. "The ecumenical movement"

Exact synonyms: Ecumenical, Oecumenic, Oecumenical
Similar to: Nonsectarian, Unsectarian
Derivative terms: Ecumenism, Ecumenism, Oecumenism



Definition of Ecumenic

1. a. General; universal; in ecclesiastical usage, that which concerns the whole church; as, an ecumenical council.

Definition of Ecumenic

1. Adjective. Ecumenical. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ecumenic

1. universal [adj]

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Literary usage of Ecumenic

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1. A Residence at Constantinople: During a Period Including the Commencement by Robert Walsh (1836)
"... Appearance—Palace of Constantine—Ancient Christian Church—First (ecumenic Council—Subjects discussed—Second Council—Restoration of Image-worship—Recent ..."

2. The History of Christianity from the Birth of Christ to the Abolition of by Henry Hart Milman (1867)
"The first of Constantinople was the second (ecumenic council (AD 381). ... The two other (ecumenic councils are beyond the bounds of the present history. ..."

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