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
- a person who observes the seventh day of the week, Saturday, as the Sabbath.
- a person who adheres to or favors a strict observance of Sunday.
- a person advocating the strict religious observance of Sunday
- a person who observes Saturday as the Sabbath
- of or relating to the Sabbath and its observance.
- of or relating to the Sabbath or its observance
- A Christian who strictly observes Sunday as the sabbath.
- Relating to or upholding the observance of the sabbath.
- : one who observes the Sabbath on Saturday in conformity with the letter of the fourth commandment
- : an adherent of Sabbatarianism
- : of or relating to the Sabbath
- : of or relating to the Sabbatarians or Sabbatarianism
Example sentences for Sabbatarian
- The rigid strictness of Sabbatarian practice requires the full energy of middle life.
- It will become a feature in our Sabbatarian domesticity some day, and among railway journeys at the present time it is unique.
- Ryper shooting began by law yesterday, but our Sabbatarian proclivities prevented us from going forth to the chase.
- Old Duncan is the strictest Sabbatarian in the island, but on Monday he's worth keeping an eye on.
- Certainly, the inconsistencies of Sabbatarian practice, as I remember them, were no greater than they are now.
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