Part of speech:

Used in forming adjectives and adjectival nouns denoting occupation, age, sect, etc.; as. predestinarian.

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Usage examples "arian":

  1. And now that we stand before the greatest of the Eastern fathers, let us see how his character and training fitted him to be the hero of the Arian controversy. - "The Arian Controversy", H. M. Gwatkin.
  2. Clovis, who coveted the rich provinces of the South, profited by the religious antagonism existing between the Aquitanians and the Goths to gain the confidence of the bishops to whom he promised the destruction of Arian supremacy. - "Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe", Sabine Baring-Gould.
  3. Schlegel says the Goths were ready converts to Christianity, but 'in the Arian form. - "The Story of Seville", Walter M. Gallichan.