- of or relating to a denomination or denominations.
- founded, sponsored, or controlled by a particular religious denomination or sect: denominational schools.
- limited, conditioned, originating in, or influenced by the beliefs, attitudes, or interests of a religious sect, political party, etc.: denominational prejudice.
Origin of denominational
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Related Wordssympathetic, unjust, biased, sectarian, one-sided, blind, exclusive, partial, colored, fanatic, accessory, diehard, bigoted, devoted, jaundiced, prejudiced, zealous, tendentious, adhering, cliquish
Examples from the Web for denominational
In most denominations, that rise has resulted in majority support even when the denominational hierarchy disagrees.Religious Conservatives Are the New Minority, But They’re Not Victims
March 30, 2014
We may, when circumstances so suggest, change our denominational allegiance.The Meaning of Evolution
Samuel Christian Schmucker
Millions of pages of denominational literature have been distributed.
She did not view it as uncharitableness, but only as a denominational rule.Bertha and Her Baptism
Moreover, the question was not one of doctrine, or of denominational preference.
Life and energy were infused into the denominational colleges.
Word Origin and History for denominational
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper