antiecclesiastical

ecclesiastical

[ih-klee-zee-as-ti-kuhl]
adjective
of or pertaining to the church or the clergy; churchly; clerical; not secular.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English; see Ecclesiastes, -ical

ecclesiastically, adverb
antiecclesiastical, adjective
antiecclesiastically, adverb
interecclesiastical, adjective
interecclesiastically, adverb
nonecclesiastical, adjective
nonecclesiastically, adverb
unecclesiastically, adverb
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ecclesiastical (ɪˌkliːzɪˈæstɪkəl)
 
adj
of or relating to the Christian Church
 
ecclesi'astically
 
adv

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ecclesiastical
1530s, from ecclesiastic + -al.
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