Sectarianism vs Sectarian - What's the difference?

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Sectarianism is a related term of sectarian.


As nouns the difference between sectarianism and sectarian

is that sectarianism is rigid adherence to a particular sect, party or denomination while sectarian is a member of a sect.

As a adjective sectarian is

of, or relating to a sect.

sectarianism

Noun

(en noun)
  • Rigid adherence to a particular sect, party or denomination.
  • They were discussing sectarianism between Shias and Sunnis.

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    sectarian

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of, or relating to a sect.
  • We were discussing solutions to the sectarian violence between Sunnis and Shias.
  • Dogmatic or partisan.
  • Parochial or narrow-minded.
  • Bigoted.
  • Antonyms

    *nonsectarian

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A member of a sect.
  • A bigot.
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