Sectarian – Rigidly following the rules or beliefs of a sect or other groups
To remember the definition of the word sectarian, use the following mnemonic:
Sections of society tear (sectarian) each other apart because they have total hatred towards each other.
Examples of sectarian in a sentence
The sectarian preacher would not obey any laws that contrasted with his religious beliefs.
When my dad visited the sectarian academy, he was unhappy with the teachers’ closed minds and opted to send me to another school.
The sectarian violence is being led by a faction leader who believes the prime minister is not following the laws of the people.