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institutionary

[in-sti-too-shuh-ner-ee, -tyoo-]
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  1. of or relating to an institution or institutions; institutional.
  2. of or relating to institution, especially ecclesiastical institution.

Origin of institutionary

First recorded in 1640–50; institution + -ary
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Examples from the Web for institutionary

Historical Examples

  • In any ordinary meaning of his words, he regarded them both as institutionary.

    The Religious Sentiment

    Daniel G. Brinton

  • They are didactic, to preserve the myth, or institutionary, to keep alive the discipline and forms of the church.

    The Religious Sentiment

    Daniel G. Brinton