• (RP) IPA: /sɛkˈtɛəɹi.ən/
  • (America) IPA: /sɛkˈtɛɹi.ən/


  1. Of, or relating to a sect.
    We were discussing solutions to the sectarian violence between Sunnis and Shias.
  2. Dogmatic or partisan.
  3. Parochial or narrow-minded.
  4. Bigoted.
Antonyms Translations
  • German: sektiererisch, Sekten- (prefix)
  • Russian: секта́нтский
  • Spanish: sectario, sectaria
Translations Translations Translations Noun

sectarian (plural sectarians)

  1. A member of a sect.
  2. A bigot.
Related terms Translations
  • German: Sektenmitglied, Angehöriger einer Sekte, Sektenangehöriger
  • Russian: секта́нт

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