- the beliefs, principles, and practices of Unitarians.Compare Unitarian Universalism.
- (lowercase) any system advocating unity or centralization, as in government.
Origin of Unitarianism
Unitarian + -ism
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Examples from the Web for 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.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)
Augustus De Morgan
Unitarianism was the canker that ate into the bud of the Italian Reformation.The Duchess of Trajetto
Southey was himself converted to Unitarianism by Coleridge, in 1794.The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb
Unitarianism and Orthodoxy had fought their battle, and were resting on their arms.Nineteenth Century Questions
James Freeman Clarke
- any unitary system, esp of government
- 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