[ yoo-ni-tair-ee-uh-niz-uhm ]

  1. the beliefs, principles, and practices of Unitarians.: Compare Unitarian Universalism.

  2. (lowercase) any system advocating unity or centralization, as in government.

Origin of Unitarianism


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How to use Unitarianism in a sentence

  • Their Unitarianism seemed to have affected them more favourably than it did Harriet Martineau, whose family also attended there.

    East Anglia | J. Ewing Ritchie
  • From being the stronghold of Puritan orthodoxy it has become the headquarters of liberal Unitarianism.

    Ocean to Ocean on Horseback | Willard Glazier
  • The Christian Brethren have been supposed to have some leaning to Unitarianism, but he betrayed no such leaning.

  • The dissenters, less hampered by legal formulæ, had drifted towards Unitarianism.

  • Many of them professed the Unitarianism to which the old dissenting bodies inclined.

British Dictionary definitions for unitarianism (1 of 2)


/ (ˌjuːnɪˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzəm) /

  1. any unitary system, esp of government

British Dictionary definitions for Unitarianism (2 of 2)


/ (ˌjuːnɪˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzəm) /

  1. a system of Christian belief that maintains the unipersonality of God, rejects the Trinity and the divinity of Christ, and takes reason, conscience, and character as the criteria of belief and practice

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