denominationalism

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noun de·nom·i·na·tion·al·ism \-shə-nə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of denominationalism

  1. 1 :  devotion to denominational principles or interests

  2. 2 :  the emphasizing of denominational differences to the point of being narrowly exclusive :  sectarianism

First Known Use of denominationalism

circa 1855


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