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synonyms for doctrinal

  • rigid
  • bigoted
  • bourgeois
  • button-down
  • commonplace
  • conforming
  • conservative
  • demure
  • dogmatic
  • drippy
  • hackneyed
  • hidebound
  • humdrum
  • illiberal
  • in rut
  • inflexible
  • insular
  • isolationist
  • lame
  • literal
  • moderate
  • moral
  • narrow
  • narrow-minded
  • not extreme
  • not heretical
  • obstinate
  • parochial
  • pedestrian
  • prosaic
  • puritanical
  • routine
  • rube
  • run-of-the-mill
  • sober
  • solemn
  • square
  • stereotyped
  • straight
  • strait-laced
  • strict
  • stuffy
  • uptight

antonyms for doctrinal

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  • abnormal
  • different
  • exotic
  • foreign
  • irregular
  • new
  • original
  • strange
  • uncommon
  • unconventional
  • uncustomary
  • unique
  • unusual
    • irreligious
    • irreverent
    • unholy
    • unsacred
    • agnostic
    • atheistic
    • erring
    • ungodly
    • abnormal
    • different
    • extraordinary
    • infrequent
    • irregular
    • modern
    • new
    • rare
    • uncommon
    • unusual
    • fresh
    • unfixed
    • untraditional
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    How to use doctrinal in a sentence

    There’s also doctrinal rituals about how people engage in costly sacrifice.
    THE WORTH OF AN ANGRY GOD - ISSUE 109: EXCAVATIONBRIAN GALLAGHERDECEMBER 15, 2021NAUTILUS
    To create larger imagined communities, there are doctrinal rituals where you get a group of people who repeat the same thing.
    THE WORTH OF AN ANGRY GOD - ISSUE 109: EXCAVATIONBRIAN GALLAGHERDECEMBER 15, 2021NAUTILUS
    (b) It has a religious mission and a doctrinal propaganda—which has also been invariably denied.
    DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
    It is the misery of doctrinal Church standards that they necessarily rule so much of a man's thinking.
    BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
    To say the truth, there lay at the bottom of her doctrinal system this stable corner-stone,Mr. Scudder used to believe it,I will.
    THE MINISTER'S WOOINGHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
    The argumentative force of the passage being admitted, its doctrinal import deserves attention.
    EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
    But before he follows up his doctrinal discourse with practical precepts he once more reproves the Galatians.
    COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
    Up to this point Paul has been occupied with the doctrinal aspect of the apostasy of the Galatians.
    COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
    It is customary with Paul to lay the doctrinal foundation first and then to build on it the gold, silver, and gems of good deeds.
    COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
    All doctrinal writings contain something appertaining to a period older than that of their composition.
    THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO DOCTRINAL

    • apostolic
    • classical
    • divine
    • doctrinal
    • ecclesiastical
    • godly
    • holy
    • prophetic
    • religious
    • sacred
    • scriptural
    • theological
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