Meaning of latitudinarian


Pronunciation: (lat"i-td"n-âr'ē-un, -tyd"-), [key]
— adj.
  1. allowing or characterized by latitude in opinion or conduct, esp. in religious views.
  1. a person who is latitudinarian in opinion or conduct.
  2. one of the churchmen in the 17th century who maintained the wisdom of the episcopal form of government and ritual but denied its divine origin and authority.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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