heathenish

heathenish

[hee-thuh-nish]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to heathens: heathenish practices of idolatry.
2.
like or befitting heathens; barbarous.

Origin:
before 900; Old English hǣthenisc. See heathen, -ish1

heathenishly, adverb
heathenishness, noun
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heathenish (ˈhiːðənɪʃ)
 
adj
of, relating to, or resembling a heathen or heathen culture
 
heathenishly
 
adv
 
heathenishness
 
n

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