unitarian

noun
uni·​tar·​i·​an | \ ˌyü-nə-ˈter-ē-ən How to pronounce unitarian (audio) \

Definition of unitarian

1a 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

Other Words from unitarian

unitarian adjective, often capitalized
unitarianism \ ˌyü-​nə-​ˈter-​ē-​ə-​ˌni-​zəm How to pronounce unitarian (audio) \ noun, often capitalized

First Known Use of unitarian

circa 1651, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for unitarian

New Latin unitarius, from Latin unitas unity

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“Unitarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unitarian. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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