Definition of Seminarian

1. Noun. A student at a seminary (especially a Roman Catholic seminary).

Exact synonyms: Seminarist
Category relationships: Church Of Rome, Roman Catholic, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church
Generic synonyms: Educatee, Pupil, Student
Derivative terms: Seminary, Seminary



Definition of Seminarian

1. n. A member of, or one educated in, a seminary; specifically, an ecclesiastic educated for the priesthood in a seminary.

Definition of Seminarian

1. Noun. Someone who studies at a seminary. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Seminarian

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seminarian

seminar
seminarian (current term)
seminarians
seminaries
seminarist
seminarists
seminarlike
seminarrative
seminars
seminated
seminates
semination
seminationalized
seminations

Literary usage of Seminarian

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1. The Phrenological Journal and Science of Health (1887)
"... From a seminarian.—In a pleasant letter written by a student of Drew Theological Seminary, Madison NJ, to •one of our assistants he says : "I seize this ..."

2. Life of John N. Neumann: , of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer by Johann Berger (1884)
"LET us now speak of the interior life which Neumann led as a seminarian. His fellow-students have recorded many beautiful traits of his piety. ..."

3. Modern Essays by Christopher Morley (1921)
"Instead, the ex-seminarian (he is only temporarily an ex-seminarian; he'll IK preaching missions and giving retreats yet if a bit of shrapnel doesn't hasten ..."

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