At times, the Whole Foods selection slips from the pseudoscientific into the quasi-religious.
The duo at the heart of this quasi-religious network met through work.
In quasi-religious language, he described last Thursday, when Ecuador granted him political asylum.
c.1200, "devout, pious, imbued with or expressive of religious devotion," from Anglo-French religius, Old French religious (12c., Modern French religieux) and directly from Latin religiosus, from religio (see religion). Meaning "pertaining to religion" is from 1530s. Transferred sense of "scrupulous, exact" is recorded from 1590s. Related: Religiousness.