[ sab-uh-tair-ee-uhn ]
/ ˌsæb əˈtɛər i ən /
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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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OTHER WORDS FROM SabbatarianSab·ba·tar·i·an·ism, noun
Words nearby Sabbatarian
Sabatini, sabaton, Sabattier effect, sabayon, Sabbat, Sabbatarian, Sabbath, Sabbath school, Sabbatical, sabbatical year, Sabbatize
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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
/ (ˌsæbəˈtɛərɪən) /
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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