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Definition of "antipapal" [an•ti•pa•pal]

  • Characterized by opposition to the pope (adjective)
  • Of or relating to an antipope (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "antipapal" in a sentence
  • "An ancient way of life, the collaboration between landowning aristocrats and their peasant-tenants, is being undermined by the joint forces of political liberalism, antipapal secularism and a rising mercantile class."
  • "A bitter antipapal outbreak (perhaps supported by de Burgh) drove de Burgh from office; des Roches succeeded him (1232–34), filling the civil offices with fellow Poitevins."
  • "Charles favored the council of Basel, which was pro-French and antipapal."