Religious vs Sabbatarian - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between religious and sabbatarian

is that religious is concerning religion while sabbatarian is of or pertaining to the sabbath, or the tenets of sabbatarians.

As nouns the difference between religious and sabbatarian

is that religious is a member of a religious order, ie a monk or nun 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.

religious

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Concerning religion.
  • It is the job of this court to rule on legal matters. We do not consider religious issues.
  • Committed to the practice of religion.
  • I was much more religious as a teenager than I am now.
  • Highly dedicated, as one would be to a religion.
  • I'm a religious fan of college basketball.

    Antonyms

    * (concerning religion) * (committed to religion) * (highly dedicated)

    Hyponyms

    * Muslim, Jew, Hindu, Buddhist, Baha'i, Wiccan, Eckist, Druid, Jain, , Sikh, Taoist, Zoroastrian, Unitarian Universalist, New Ager, reconstructionist, LaVeyan Satanist, Scientologist, Rastafarian, Taoist, pagan, spiritist, humanist, Thelemite, Confucianist

    Noun

    (religious)
  • A member of a religious order, i.e. a monk or nun.
  • * 2009 , (Diarmaid MacCulloch), A History of Christianity , Penguin 2010, p. 354:
  • Towards the end of the seventh century the monks of Fleury [...] clandestinely excavated the body of Benedict himself, plus the corpse of his even more shadowy sister and fellow religious , Scholastica.

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    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.