Definition of Nonchurchgoing

1. Adjective. No longer active or practicing. "A lapsed Catholic"

Exact synonyms: Lapsed
Similar to: Irreligious



Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonchurchgoing

nonchristian
nonchromaffin paraganglioma
nonchromatic
nonchromatically
nonchromatin
nonchromium
nonchromogens
nonchromosomal
nonchronic
nonchronically
nonchronological
nonchronologically
nonchurch
nonchurchgoer
nonchurchgoers
nonchurchgoing (current term)
nonchurchly
noncigarette
nonciliated
noncinema
noncinematic
noncinematographic
noncircadian
noncircular
noncirculating
noncirculative
noncircumcised
noncircumferential
noncircumstantial
noncircumventable

Literary usage of Nonchurchgoing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Seal and Salmon Fisheries and General Resources of Alaska by David Starr Jordan, Henry Wood Elliott, Washburn Maynard, Sheldon Jackson, William Gouverneur Morris, Ivan Petroff, Charles Haskins Townsend, Frederick William True, John J. Brice, Leonhard Stejneger (1898)
"The authority vested in these (my policemen, as they are termed) caused jealousy among the nonchurchgoing Indians and liquor makers. ..."

2. The Methodist Review (1897)
"Not all the blame can be put upon the restless nonchurchgoing crowd, sadly prodigal of powers which, if they were trained in righteousness, would give the ..."

3. The Moral Damage of War by Walter Walsh (1906)
"... and ripe culture found to dissuade men a whit better than general ignorance, nonchurchgoing, and slum life. Educated people go about in the pages of the ..."

4. The Gospel in All Lands by Missionary Society, Methodist Episcopal Church (1900)
"WITHERSPOON, of Louisville, Ky., writing on '• How the nonchurchgoing Masses in Our Cities Are to be Reached," says: "The answer we would make is threefold ..."

5. Evangelism by Frederick Watson Hannan (1921)
"Anyhow, the habit of nonchurchgoing has set in, and it must be reckoned with; to ignore it is folly. That is, the condition must be met, not ignored. ..."

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