Synonyms for sectional
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : sek-shuh-nl|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈsɛk ʃə nl|
Définition of sectionalOrigin :
- 1806; see section (n.) + -al (1). Noun meaning "piece of furniture composed of sections which can be used separately" is attested by 1961, from sectional seat, sectional sofa, etc. (1949).
- adj localized, divided
- The sectional element has happily been eliminated from the tariff discussion.
- Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
- On the other hand, our writing is rich in local sentiment and sectional loyalty.
- Extract from : « The American Mind » by Bliss Perry
- It's a national problem now, instead of a sectional problem.
- Extract from : « Negro Migration during the War » by Emmett J. Scott
- What we want most is sectional treatises on single subjects.
- Extract from : « My New Curate » by P.A. Sheehan
- Sectional interests were (p. 123) getting to be more considered than national.
- Extract from : « John Quincy Adams » by John. T. Morse
- There was chronic discontent throughout the Tudor period, but it was sectional.
- Extract from : « Henry VIII. » by A. F. Pollard
- The clash between the national and sectional interests had been to him a tragedy.
- Extract from : « The Negro and the Nation » by George S. Merriam
- The songs of this group are of partisan or sectional character.
- Extract from : « A Syllabus of Kentucky Folk-Songs » by Hubert G. Shearin
- Thus the controversy was sectional, personal, and professional.
- Extract from : « James B. Eads » by Louis How
- His he assumes to be a national party, ours a sectional one.
- Extract from : « The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Four » by Abraham Lincoln
Antonyms for sectional
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