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.
- Sab·ba·tar·i·an·ism, noun
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How to use Sabbatarian in a sentence
The rigid strictness of Sabbatarian practice requires the full energy of middle life.The Prime Minister | Anthony Trollope
Ryper shooting began by law yesterday, but our Sabbatarian proclivities prevented us from going forth to the chase.Three in Norway | James Arthur Lees
It was issued to appease the clamor of the clergy who demanded it, and was drafted, not by Lincoln, but by some pious Sabbatarian.Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian? | John B. Remsburg
When did Sabbatarian observances begin to be required by the Word of God, and when again did they cease to be so?The Life of Cicero | Anthony Trollope
I have an instance of a very grim assertion of extreme Sabbatarian zeal.Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character | Edward Bannerman Ramsay
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
- Sabbatarianism, noun
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