anythingarian (n.) "one indifferent to religious creeds," c.1704, originally dismissive, from ANYTHING (Cf. anything) on model of trinitarian, unitarian, etc.

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  • Anythingarian — A ny*thing*a ri*an, n. One who holds to no particular creed or dogma. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anythingarian — noun /ˌɛnɪθɪŋˈɛəɹɪən/ A who does not any particular ; an . Such bifarious anythingarians, that always make their interest the standard of their religion …   Wiktionary

  • anythingarian — any·thing·ar·i·an …   English syllables

  • anythingarian — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ˈerēən noun ( s) Etymology: anything (I) + arian (as in unitarian) : one that holds no particular creed or dogma …   Useful english dictionary

  • anythingarianism — noun Beliefs and practices of an anythingarian …   Wiktionary

  • independent — Synonyms and related words: Laodicean, abounding in riches, affluent, alien, anythingarian, apart, apart from, apathetic, arbitrary, aside from, autarchic, autarkic, autonomous, barring, besides, beyond, big rich, bold, centrist, comfortable,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mugwump — Synonyms and related words: Fabian policy, Micawberism, Milquetoast, anythingarian, apostate, backslider, backwardness, big boy, big chief, big shot, bigwig, bolter, collaborationist, collaborator, convert, defector, deserter, dilatoriness, fence …   Moby Thesaurus

  • neuter — Synonyms and related words: Laodicean, alter, animate, anythingarian, apathetic, asexual, capon, castrate, castrated, centrist, change, cold, common gender, contemplative, cool, cut, desex, desexualize, do nothing, doctor, dormant, emasculate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • neutral — Synonyms and related words: Hydromatic, Laodicean, Olympian, abstract, achromatic, achromic, aloof, anemic, anythingarian, apathetic, asexual, ashen, ashy, autarchic, autarkic, automatic transmission, autonomous, beige, bland, bled white,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nonpartisan — Synonyms and related words: Laodicean, anythingarian, apathetic, autarchic, autarkic, autonomous, centrist, equitable, even, fence sitter, fifty fifty, free lance, free spirit, free trader, free spirited, freethinker, freewheeling, half and half …   Moby Thesaurus

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