irreligiousness

irreligious

[ir-i-lij-uhs]
adjective
1.
not religious; not practicing a religion and feeling no religious impulses or emotions.
2.
showing or characterized by a lack of religion.
3.
showing indifference or hostility to religion: irreligious statements.

Origin:
1555–65; < Latin irreligiōsus. See ir-2, religious

irreligiously, adverb
irreligiousness, irreligiosity [ir-i-lij-ee-os-i-tee] , noun

irreligious, sacrilegious, unreligious.


3. profane, sacrilegious, ungodly.
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irreligious (ˌɪrɪˈlɪdʒəs)
 
adj
lacking in, indifferent to, or opposed to religious faith
 
irreligiously
 
adv
 
irreligiousness
 
n

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irreligious
1561, from L. irreligiosus, from in- "not" + religiosus (see religion).
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