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

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sectarian

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sectarian, sectary, sectaristadjective

    a member of a sect

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

    Synonyms:
    sectary, sectarist

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Antonyms:
    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"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sectariannoun

    Synonyms:
    sectary, partisan

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sectarianadjective

    Synonyms:
    denominational

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How to use sectarian in a sentence?

  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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Translations for sectarian

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

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