HyperDic: sectarian

English > 3 senses of the word sectarian:
ADJECTIVEpertsectarianof or relating to or characteristic of a sect or sects
allsectarianbelonging to or characteristic of a sect
NOUNperson sectarian, sectary, sectarista member of a sect
sectarian > pronunciation
Soundssehkteh'riyahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > sectarian: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or characteristic of a sect or sects.
Example"sectarian differences"
Spanishsectario
Nounssecta dissenting clique
secta subdivision of a larger / larger / larger / larger religious group
sectariana member of a sect
English > sectarian: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningbelonging to or characteristic of a sect.
Examples
  • "a sectarian mind"
  • "the negations of sectarian ideology"- Sidney Hook
  • "sectarian squabbles in psychology"
Narrowerdenominationaladhering or confined to a particular sect or denomination
narrow-mindedrigidly adhering to a particular sect or its doctrines
Oppositenonsectarian, unsectariannot restricted to one sect or school or party / party
Spanishsectario
Nounssecta subdivision of a larger / larger / larger / larger religious group
sectariana member of a sect
English > sectarian: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of a sect.
Example"most sectarians are intolerant of the views of any other sect"
Synonymssectary, sectarist
BroaderbigotA prejudiced person who is intolerant / intolerant of any opinions differing from his own
Spanishsectario, sectarist
Catalansectari, sectarist
Adjectivessectarianbelonging to or characteristic of a sect
sectarianof or relating to or characteristic of a sect or sects

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