[ sab-uh-tair-ee-uhn ]
/ ˌsæb əˈtɛər i ən /
a person who observes the seventh day of the week, Saturday, as the Sabbath.
a person who adheres to or favors a strict observance of Sunday.
of or relating to the Sabbath and its observance.
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Origin of Sabbatarian
1605–15; <Late Latin sabbatāri
) + -an
OTHER WORDS FROM SabbatarianSab·ba·tar·i·an·ism, noun
Words nearby Sabbatarian
, Sabattier effect
, Sabbath school
, sabbatical year
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
How to use Sabbatarian in a sentence
The rigid strictness of Sabbatarian practice requires the full energy of middle life.
Ryper shooting began by law yesterday, but our Sabbatarian proclivities prevented us from going forth to the chase.
It was issued to appease the clamor of the clergy who demanded it, and was drafted, not by Lincoln, but by some pious Sabbatarian.
When did Sabbatarian observances begin to be required by the Word of God, and when again did they cease to be so?
British Dictionary definitions for Sabbatarian
a person advocating the strict religious observance of Sunday
a person who observes Saturday as the Sabbath
of or relating to the Sabbath or its observance
Derived forms of SabbatarianSabbatarianism, noun
Word Origin for Sabbatarian
C17: from Late Latin sabbatārius a Sabbath-keeper
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