unitarian

noun

uni·​tar·​i·​an ˌyü-nə-ˈter-ē-ən How to pronounce unitarian (audio)
1
a
often capitalized : one who believes that the deity exists only in one person
b
capitalized : a member of a denomination that stresses individual freedom of belief, the free use of reason in religion, a united world community, and liberal social action
2
: an advocate of unity or a unitary system
unitarian adjective often capitalized
unitarianism noun often capitalized

Word History

Etymology

New Latin unitarius, from Latin unitas unity

First Known Use

circa 1651, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of unitarian was circa 1651

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“Unitarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unitarian. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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unitarian

noun
uni·​tar·​i·​an ˌyü-nə-ˈter-ē-ən How to pronounce unitarian (audio)
often capitalized
: one who believes that God exists only in one person
unitarian adjective often capitalized
unitarianism noun often capitalized

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