Sabbatarian

/ˌsabəˈtɛːrɪən/

Origin

1605–15; < Late Latin sabbatāri(us) (sabbat(um) Sabbath + -ārius -ary) + -an (Source: dictionary.com)

Early 17th century from late Latin sabbatarius (from Latin sabbatum ‘sabbath’) + -an. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Sabbatarian

Sabbatarian

noun

  1. a person who observes the seventh day of the week, Saturday, as the Sabbath.
  2. a person who adheres to or favors a strict observance of Sunday.
  3. a person advocating the strict religious observance of Sunday
  4. a person who observes Saturday as the Sabbath

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Sabbatarian

adjective

  1. of or relating to the Sabbath and its observance.
  2. of or relating to the Sabbath or its observance

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Sabbatarian

noun

  1. A Christian who strictly observes Sunday as the sabbath.

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Sabbatarian

adjective

  1. Relating to or upholding the observance of the sabbath.

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Sabbatarian

noun

  1. : one who observes the Sabbath on Saturday in conformity with the letter of the fourth commandment
  2. : an adherent of Sabbatarianism

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Sabbatarian

adjective

  1. : of or relating to the Sabbath
  2. : of or relating to the Sabbatarians or Sabbatarianism

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Example sentences for Sabbatarian

  1. The rigid strictness of Sabbatarian practice requires the full energy of middle life.
  2. It will become a feature in our Sabbatarian domesticity some day, and among railway journeys at the present time it is unique.
  3. Ryper shooting began by law yesterday, but our Sabbatarian proclivities prevented us from going forth to the chase.
  4. Old Duncan is the strictest Sabbatarian in the island, but on Monday he's worth keeping an eye on.
  5. Certainly, the inconsistencies of Sabbatarian practice, as I remember them, were no greater than they are now.
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