from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to things which are morally indifferent; adiaphorous.
  • Relating to the adiaphorists. See adiaphorist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to matters indifferent in faith and practice.

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  • adjective Theologically indifferent.


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  • The last ten years of his life (1550-60) were almost completely taken up with theological wrangles (adiaphoristic, osiandric, stankaristic, majoristic, Calvinistic, and cryptocalvinistic) and with attempts to compose these various differences.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman 1840-1916 1913


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  • JM utters an adiaphoristic 'whatever'.

    May 30, 2010