What does the word sectarian mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Sectarianism.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to a sect; bigoted.

Usage examples for sectarian

  1. I shall trouble the reader with another display of the sectarian zeal of my taleb. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  2. It has long been regarded as an occasion when Irishmen living in London may meet together without sectarian feelings or political allusions. – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  3. The Pharisee, even because he was a sectarian, was had the more in esteem; and the Publican, because he was an officer, was had the more in reproach. – The Pharisee And The Publican by John Bunyan