denominationalism

[dih-nom-uh-ney-shuh-nl-iz-uh m]
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noun

denominational or sectarian spirit or policy; the tendency to divide into denominations or sects.

Nearby words

  1. denominal,
  2. denominate,
  3. denominate number,
  4. denomination,
  5. denominational,
  6. denominative,
  7. denominator,
  8. denotate,
  9. denotation,
  10. denotative

Origin of denominationalism

First recorded in 1850–55; denominational + -ism

Related formsde·nom·i·na·tion·al·ist, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for denominationalism

denominationalism

noun

adherence to particular principles, esp to the tenets of a religious denomination; sectarianism
the tendency to divide or cause to divide into sects or denominations
division into denominations
Derived Formsdenominationalist, noun, adjective

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