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Synonyms for sectarian
sɛkˈtɛər i ənsec·tar·i·an

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  1. sectarian

    party, schismatical, narrow, bigoted, exclusive, denominational, divisional, intolerant

    broad, catholic, comprehensive, tolerant, latitudinarian, indifferent, universal

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  1. sectarian, sectary, sectaristadjective

    a member of a sect

    "most sectarians are intolerant of the views of any other sect"

    sectary, sectarist

    oecumenical, interdenominational, ecumenic, undenominational, ecumenical, nonsectarian, oecumenic, nondenominational, unsectarian, interchurch

  2. sectarianadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of a sect or sects

    "sectarian differences"

    ecumenical, undenominational, interdenominational, ecumenic, oecumenical, nonsectarian, unsectarian, interchurch, oecumenic, nondenominational

  3. sectarianadjective

    belonging to or characteristic of a sect

    "a sectarian mind"; "the negations of sectarian ideology"- Sidney Hook; "sectarian squabbles in psychology"

    nondenominational, interdenominational, undenominational, oecumenic, unsectarian, ecumenic, nonsectarian, ecumenical, interchurch, oecumenical

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sectariannoun

    sectary, partisan

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sectarianadjective


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  1. President Tayyip Erdogan:

    Daesh is a dagger plunged into the chest of Muslims. Whoever gives support to this group, whether out of sectarian fanaticism or another motive, commits the same sin.

  2. Sadoun Muhsin al-Kilabi:

    It has no sectarian dimension. It only has a security dimension: to protect the people, Sunni and Shi'ite alike, from the destruction of Daesh.

  3. Rear Admiral John Kirby:

    We want nothing to be done that further inflames sectarian tensions in the country.

  4. Matthew VanDyke:

    It’s designed to help local sectarian forces in local communities facing threats of terrorism, insurgency or oppressive regimes to be able to defend themselves.

  5. Saad Sharea:

    When Bashar married a Sunni, that created an impression among the Syrians that a change in the sectarian policy of the regime could take place and play a positive role, rather, it was the exact opposite that happened.

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  • sektářskýCzech
  • αιρετικόςGreek
  • աղանդավոր, աղանդավորականArmenian
  • сектантский, сектантRussian

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