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churchless

[church-lis] /ˈtʃɜrtʃ lɪs/
adjective
1.
without a church.
2.
not belonging to or attending any church.
3.
without church approval or ceremony.
Origin of churchless
1635-1645
1635-45; church + -less
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  • How well could the lavish aid of $18,000 have been put to use in this churchless area!

  • She had been away, of course, a great many times before, but never to a churchless community.

    A Voice in the Wilderness Grace Livingston Hill
  • It was beginning to dawn upon her that that was what Ashland was—a churchless community.

    A Voice in the Wilderness Grace Livingston Hill
  • How was a creedless, churchless mistress of Coldbrooks to be fitted in to her happy vision of Barneys future?

    Adrienne Toner Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • He was churchless for ten years; but on many a battle field and in many a desert camp God met and blessed him.

    Was It Right to Forgive? Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • Something in the churchless evangelist bowed to the voice of ecclesiastical authority.

    Satan Sanderson Hallie Erminie Rives

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