denominationalism

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

Definition of denominationalism

1 : devotion to denominational principles or interests
2 : the emphasizing of denominational differences to the point of being narrowly exclusive : sectarianism

First Known Use of denominationalism

circa 1855

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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