Associations to the word «Sabellian»

Wiktionary

SABELLIAN, proper noun. A certain language once spoken in Umbria, Italy.
SABELLIAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to the Sabellian language.
SABELLIAN, noun. A member of a group of early Italian peoples comprising the Sabines, Samnites, and others.
SABELLIAN, noun. A follower of the Roman Christian prelate and theologian Sabellius.
SABELLIAN, noun. A Modalistic Monarchian.
SABELLIAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to the heresiarch Sabellius, or to sabellianism.

Dictionary definition

SABELLIAN, noun. An extinct Osco-Umbrian language of ancient Italy that survives only in a few inscriptions.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats