Definition of Trinitarian in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌtrɪnɪˈtɛːrɪən/


Relating to belief in the doctrine of the Trinity.
Example sentences
  • They much admired Marius Victorinus, whose last years had been devoted to the deployment of Neoplatonic logic in defence of orthodox Trinitarian belief.
  • In the first place, Orthodox Trinitarian doctrine cannot afford to emphasize either substance at the expense of personae or personae at the expense of substance.
  • Thus, this work is a contribution to the development of Trinitarian doctrine, not an attempt at an authoritative explication of that doctrine.


A person who believes in the doctrine of the Trinity.
Example sentences
  • Yet it is undeniable that this intra-pentecostal dispute between Trinitarians and Oneness has serious theological and doctrinal implications for Pentecostal-evangelical relationships.
  • It may be overstating it to find Augustine's genius primarily in his brilliant synthesis of the economic and metaphysical Trinitarians, as this synthesis was also a concern of most Pro- and Neo-Nicene theologians.
  • John Adams was a Unitarian, which Trinitarians abhorred as heresy.



Pronunciation: /trɪnɪˈtɛːrɪənɪz(ə)m/
Example sentences
  • The faces of the movement include Catholics, a Pentecostal who questions Trinitarianism, and a ‘new kind of Christian.’
  • This term became a periphrasis for God; whether it could have been reckoned as a separate person, as in Christian Trinitarianism, is a matter of debate.
  • The first is his splendid and rigorous Trinitarianism, with its unique mutual correction and correlation of Eastern and Western traditions.

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