• Definition for "nonjuring"
    • Describing the bishops, clergy and congregations that declined…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "nonjuring"
    • The surprising effect which had been…
    • View More
  • Synonym for "nonjuring"
  • Cross Reference for "nonjuring"
  • Same Context for "nonjuring"

nonjuring definition

  • adjective:
    • Describing the bishops, clergy and congregations that declined to swear allegiance to William III of The united kingdomt.
    • Not swearing allegiance; -- placed on the celebration in Great Britain that would not swear allegiance to William and Mary, or their particular successors.
  • others:
    • Not swearing allegiance: an epithet applied to those clergymen and prelates in England who does not swear allegiance into the government following the change of 1688.
54 votes

How would you define nonjuring?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!