Adjective "denominational" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Relating to or according to the principles of a particular religious denomination.
  1. 'Although secular instruction was given in common, denominational religious teaching was conducted separately.'
  2. 'Two models of denominational affiliation continue to frame most sociological analyses of the schism.'
  3. 'As I said, the opposition to the elections is a national, not a denominational or sectarian, movement.'
  4. 'On my desk are two denominational worship books from successive generations.'
  5. 'Even when we celebrate the sacraments in our separate denominational settings, we are doing very ecumenical things.'
  6. 'Religious leaders are of two minds about the importance of denominational loyalty.'
  7. 'Does denominational identity translate into greater church involvement?'
  8. 'Leaders and teachers in a variety of churches will learn much about the source of denominational differences.'
  9. 'Most denominational offices and seminaries have helpful materials and guidance suggestions.'
  10. 'Further, congregations need to take with great seriousness their denominational obedience.'


1. of or relating to a denomination or denominations.

2. founded, sponsored, or controlled by a particular religious denomination or sect: denominational schools.

3. limited, conditioned, originating in, or influenced by the beliefs, attitudes, or interests of a religious sect, political party, etc.: denominational prejudice.

More examples(as adjective)

"schools can be denominational."

"colleges can be denominational."

"headquarterses can be denominational."

"educations can be denominational."

"controls can be denominational."

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