Definition of Sectarianism

1. Noun. A narrow-minded adherence to a particular sect or party or denomination. "He condemned religious sectarianism"

Exact synonyms: Denominationalism
Generic synonyms: Narrow-mindedness, Narrowness



Definition of Sectarianism

1. n. The quality or character of a sectarian; devotion to the interests of a party; excess of partisan or denominational zeal; adherence to a separate church organization.

Definition of Sectarianism

1. Noun. Rigid adherence to a particular sect, party or denomination. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sectarianism

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sectarianism

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Literary usage of Sectarianism

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Baptist Magazine by Baptist General Convention, Board of Managers (1828)
"wholly consists in protecting sectarianism ; so religious intolerance wholly ... sectarianism consequently can never be opposed to Religious Liberty. ..."

2. The Crisis of the Churches by Leighton Parks (1922)
"Therefore, when "sectarianism" is spoken of it is the sectarianism of the ... Whether sectarianism is confined to the Protestant churches is a question to ..."

3. The Crisis of the Churches by Leighton Parks (1922)
"Therefore, when "sectarianism" is spoken of it is the sectarianism of the ... Whether sectarianism is confined to the Protestant churches is a question to ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1907)
"sectarianism has pervaded the country. As each older faith has grown rigid, ... In most cases this kind of sectarianism has hardly attained such ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1903)
"sectarianism has pervaded the country. As each older faith has grown rigid, ... In most cases this kind of sectarianism has hardly attained such ..."

6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events (1877)
"That sectarianism is to separate into sections, ... That the evils of sectarianism admonish us of the great importance of scattering light before the whole ..."

7. Handbook for Literary and Debating Societies by Laurence M. Gibson (1898)
"sectarianism leads to a waste of energy, a waste of money, and a waste of life. 4. sectarianism is a serious difficulty in the way of missionary enterprise ..."

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