- a person who maintains that God is one being, rejecting the doctrine of the Trinity.
- (initial capital letter) a member of a liberal religious denomination founded upon the doctrine that God is one being, and giving each congregation complete control over its affairs.Compare Unitarian Universalism.
- an advocate of unity or centralization, as in government.
- (initial capital letter) pertaining to the Unitarians or their doctrines; accepting Unitarianism; belonging to the Unitarians.
Origin of unitarian
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Examples from the Web for unitarian
In that case, as a Unitarian, I must object to an invocation in which I do not believe.The Christian
Then, too, the hope of establishing a Unitarian Church was ever in Priestley's thoughts.
His expectations for the establishment of a Unitarian congregation were most encouraging.
He would not have dined at the same table with a Unitarian if he could have helped it.
That common thinness and aridity, too, of the Unitarian temper had weighed with him.
- a supporter of unity or centralization
- of or relating to unity or centralization
- another word for unitary
- theol a person who believes that God is one being and rejects the doctrine of the Trinity
- ecclesiast an upholder of Unitarianism, esp a member of the Church (Unitarian Church) that embodies this system of belief
- of or relating to Unitarians or Unitarianism
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Word Origin and History for unitarian
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