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Meaning of IRRELIGIOUS

Pronunciation:  `iri'lijus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  hostile or indifferent to religion
 

IRRELIGIOUS is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: atheistic, atheistical, heathen, heathenish, impious, lapsed, nonchurchgoing, nonobservant, pagan, unbelieving, ungodly
 
 Antonyms: religious
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ir`re*li"gious\, a. [L. irreligiosus: cf. F.
irr['e]ligieux.]
1. Destitute of religion; not controlled by religious motives
   or principles; ungodly. Cf. {Impious}.

         Shame and reproach are generally the portion of the
         impious and irreligious.              --South.

2. Indicating a want of religion; profane; wicked; as,
   irreligious speech.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amoral, apostate, atheistic, backsliding, blasphemous, creedless, disbelieving, faithless, fallen, fallen from grace, godless, heretical, impious, incredulous, indevout, irreverent, lapsed, minimifidian, nonbelieving, nonreligious, nullifidian, profanatory, profane, recidivist, recidivistic, recreant, renegade, repudiative, sacrilegious, sinful, unangelic, unbelieving, unchristian, un-Christly, unconfident, unconverted, unconvinced, undevout, undutiful, ungodly, unholy, unmoral, unreligious, unrighteous, unsaintly, wicked, without faith
 

 

 

 

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