Sectarian meaning

sĕk-târē-ən
Devoted to, or prejudiced in favor of, some sect.
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The definition of sectarian is a person or thing that is part of or relates to a sect.

An example of a sectarian person is a grandmother going to Christian services at the same church every Sunday.

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Narrow-minded; limited; parochial.
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One characterized by bigoted adherence to a factional viewpoint.
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Sectarian is defined as a narrow-minded person.

An example of a sectarian person is someone who isn't willing to listen to opinions that differ from theirs.

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Of, relating to, or characteristic of a sect.
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Adhering or confined to the dogmatic limits of a sect or denomination; partisan.
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A member of a sect.
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Of or characteristic of a sect.
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(obs.) An apostate from an established church.
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A member of any religious sect.
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A person who is blindly and narrow-mindedly devoted to a sect.
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Of, or relating to a sect.

We were discussing solutions to the sectarian violence between Sunnis and Shias.

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A member of a sect.
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Narrow-minded; parochial.
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Origin of sectarian

  • From Medieval Latin sectarius +"Ž -an

    From Wiktionary