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[yoo-ni-tair-ee-uh-niz-uh m]
  1. the beliefs, principles, and practices of Unitarians.Compare Unitarian Universalism.
  2. (lowercase) any system advocating unity or centralization, as in government.
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Origin of Unitarianism

Unitarian + -ism
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Historical Examples of unitarianism

  • It was not the beginning of Unitarianism in America, for this had long been "in the air."

    A History of American Christianity

    Leonard Woolsey Bacon

  • He was a convert to unitarianism, to which sect Paley had a strong leaning.

  • Unitarianism was the canker that ate into the bud of the Italian Reformation.

  • Southey was himself converted to Unitarianism by Coleridge, in 1794.

  • Unitarianism and Orthodoxy had fought their battle, and were resting on their arms.

    Nineteenth Century Questions

    James Freeman Clarke

British Dictionary definitions for unitarianism


  1. any unitary system, esp of government
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  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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