Latitudinarian definition

lătĭ-to͝odn-ârē-ən, -tyo͝od-
Holding or expressing broad or tolerant views, especially in religious matters.
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A member of a group of Anglican Christians active from the 17th through the 19th century who were opposed to dogmatic positions of the Church of England and allowed reason to inform theological interpretation and judgment.
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Liberal in one's views; permitting free thought, esp. in religious matters; very tolerant.
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A person who has very liberal views and, in religion, is tolerant of a wide variety of doctrines and forms of worship.
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Not restrained; not confined by precise limits.
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Tolerant, especially of other people's religious views.
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Lax in moral or religious principles.
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A person who is tolerant of others' religious views.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
latitudinarian
Plural:
latitudinarians

Origin of latitudinarian

  • Latin lātitūdō lātitūdin- latitude latitude –arian

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin latitudo (“latitude") +"Ž -arian

    From Wiktionary