Definition of Irreligious

1. Adjective. Hostile or indifferent to religion.




Definition of Irreligious

1. a. Destitute of religion; not controlled by religious motives or principles; ungodly. Cf. Impious.

Definition of Irreligious

1. Adjective. Contrary to religious beliefs and practices. ¹

2. Adjective. Describing a conscious rejection of religion. ¹

3. Adjective. Having no relation to religion; non-religious. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Irreligious

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Irreligious

irrelate
irrelation
irrelative
irrelatively
irrelevance
irrelevances
irrelevancies
irrelevancy
irrelevant
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irrelievable
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irreligionists
irreligions
irreligious (current term)
irreligiously
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irremeable
irremediability
irremediable
irremediableness
irremediably
irremissibility
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irremissibleness
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irremission
irremissive
irremittable

Literary usage of Irreligious

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1. Historical Philosophy in France and French Belgium and Switzerland by Robert Flint (1894)
"... of nature originated, it will be observed, with a man to whom the true interests of religion were sacred, and to whom any irreligious application of it ..."

2. The Philosophy of History in France and Germany by Robert Flint (1874)
"... it will be observed, with a man to whom the true interests of religion were sacred, and to whom any irreligious application of it would ..."

3. Conversations with Distinguished Persons During the Second Empire, from 1860 by Nassau William Senior (1880)
"Those who think that France is irreligious are mistaken. The towns are irreligious, especially Paris ; that is to say, the men are irreligious, ..."

4. Socialism: Promise Or Menace? by Morris Hillquit, John Augustine Ryan (1914)
"CHAPTER VI SOCIALISM AND RELIGION I. SOCIALISM 1s irreligious BY JOHN A. RYAN, DD To the charge that their movement is irreligious, Socialists frequently ..."

5. Genetic Theory of Reality: Being the Outcome of Genetic Logic as Issuing in by James Mark Baldwin (1915)
"(2) The irreligious or Profane 15. Over and beyond the mere indifference of the religious interest, which defines the secular, there is a more positive ..."

6. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1901)
"We had no established church, therefore we were an immoral and irreligious people. A church establishment, founded on liberal principles, was one of those ..."

7. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"... who understand my tling of wisdom, may see the imprudence of worldly and irreligious courses. ..."

8. Historical Philosophy in France and French Belgium and Switzerland by Robert Flint (1894)
"... of nature originated, it will be observed, with a man to whom the true interests of religion were sacred, and to whom any irreligious application of it ..."

9. The Philosophy of History in France and Germany by Robert Flint (1874)
"... it will be observed, with a man to whom the true interests of religion were sacred, and to whom any irreligious application of it would ..."

10. Conversations with Distinguished Persons During the Second Empire, from 1860 by Nassau William Senior (1880)
"Those who think that France is irreligious are mistaken. The towns are irreligious, especially Paris ; that is to say, the men are irreligious, ..."

11. Socialism: Promise Or Menace? by Morris Hillquit, John Augustine Ryan (1914)
"CHAPTER VI SOCIALISM AND RELIGION I. SOCIALISM 1s irreligious BY JOHN A. RYAN, DD To the charge that their movement is irreligious, Socialists frequently ..."

12. Genetic Theory of Reality: Being the Outcome of Genetic Logic as Issuing in by James Mark Baldwin (1915)
"(2) The irreligious or Profane 15. Over and beyond the mere indifference of the religious interest, which defines the secular, there is a more positive ..."

13. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1901)
"We had no established church, therefore we were an immoral and irreligious people. A church establishment, founded on liberal principles, was one of those ..."

14. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"... who understand my tling of wisdom, may see the imprudence of worldly and irreligious courses. ..."

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