Definition of Sadducean in English:


Pronunciation /ˈˌsajəˈˌsēən/ /ˈˌsædʒəˈˌsiən/ /ˈˌsadyəˈˌsēən/ /ˈˌsædjəˈˌsiən/


See Sadducee

‘Henceforth the powerful priesthood and the Sadducean nobility of Jerusalem, heavily involved financially in the temple, join as Jesus mortal enemies.’
  • ‘The writer was very Sadducean and nationalistic; he selected personalities to feature according to his own ideas.’
  • ‘The Sadducean rejection of belief in bodily resurrection and in reward in a life to come is not surprising, for these beliefs arose only in the two centuries or so before the time of Jesus.’