Conformity vs Sabbatarian - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between conformity and sabbatarian

is that conformity is state of things being similar or identical while sabbatarian is a person who regards and keeps the seventh day of the week ("saturday", the israelite or jewish sabbath) as holy in conformity with the fourth commandment of the decalogue, such as an orthodox jew, seventh-day adventist, seventh day baptist, a member of the church of god (seventh day); a sabbath-keeper, a saturday-keeper.

As an adjective sabbatarian is

of or pertaining to the sabbath, or the tenets of sabbatarians.

conformity

English

Noun

  • State of things being similar or identical.
  • A point of resemblance; a similarity.
  • State of being conforming, of complying with a set of rules, with a norm or standard.
  • The ideology of adhering to one standard or social uniformity.
  • How far should one accept the rules of the society in which one lives? To put it another way: at what point does conformity become corruption? Only by answering such questions does the conscience truly define itself. -

    Usage notes

    * Sometimes used interchangeably with conformation.

    References

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    Synonyms

    * conformance

    Antonyms

    * nonconformity

    sabbatarian

    English

    Alternative forms

    * sabbatarian, sabbatharian,Sabbatharian

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who regards and keeps the seventh day of the week ("Saturday", the Israelite or Jewish Sabbath) as holy in conformity with the fourth commandment of the Decalogue, such as an Orthodox Jew, Seventh-day Adventist, Seventh Day Baptist, a member of the Church of God (Seventh Day); a Sabbath-keeper, a Saturday-keeper.
  • A person who regards and keeps the first day of the week as holy and often considers it as a replacement for the seventh-day Sabbath, a Sunday-keeper.
  • A person who favors the strict observance of the Sabbath (either the seventh day or first day of the week).
  • A member of a non-Jewish religious sect originating in Russia distinguished by observance of Jewish rites and festivals including Saturday as the day of rest.
  • Derived terms

    * sabbatarianism, Sabbatarianism

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to the Sabbath, or the tenets of Sabbatarians.