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Antonyms for religious
rɪˈlɪdʒ əsre·li·gious

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term religious.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. religious

    Antonyms:
    impious, ungodly, undevout, sacrilegious, blasphemous, sceptical, profane

    Synonyms:
    pious, godly, devout, devotional, divine, holy, sacred

Princeton's WordNet

  1. religiousadjective

    a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience

    Antonyms:
    unbelieving, nonchurchgoing, heathen, lapsed, nonobservant, atheistic, profane, ethnic, heathenish, atheistical, secular, pagan, irreligious, unscrupulous

  2. religious, spiritualadjective

    concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church

    "religious texts"; "a member of a religious order"; "lords temporal and spiritual"; "spiritual leaders"; "spiritual songs"

    Antonyms:
    irreligious, secular, nonobservant, nonchurchgoing, unbelieving, heathenish, atheistic, pagan, ethnic, atheistical, profane, heathen, lapsed, unscrupulous

    Synonyms:
    ghostly, spiritual, spectral, apparitional, unearthly, phantasmal, ghostlike

  3. religiousadjective

    having or showing belief in and reverence for a deity

    "a religious man"; "religious attitude"

    Antonyms:
    secular, atheistic, unscrupulous, nonchurchgoing, unbelieving, nonobservant, pagan, irreligious, profane, heathenish, ethnic, atheistical, heathen, lapsed

    Synonyms:
    spiritual

  4. religiousadjective

    of or relating to clergy bound by monastic vows

    "the religious or regular clergy conducts the service"

    Antonyms:
    secular, nonobservant, heathen, lapsed, atheistical, heathenish, unbelieving, atheistic, pagan, profane, ethnic, unscrupulous, nonchurchgoing, irreligious

    Synonyms:
    spiritual

  5. religiousadjective

    extremely scrupulous and conscientious

    "religious in observing the rules of health"

    Antonyms:
    atheistical, unscrupulous, secular, unbelieving, pagan, heathen, profane, ethnic, atheistic, lapsed, nonobservant, heathenish, irreligious, nonchurchgoing

    Synonyms:
    spiritual

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. religiousadjective

    Synonyms:
    pious, godly, devout, righteous, devotional, strict, exact, scrupulous, conscientious

How to use religious in a sentence?

  1. President Barack Obama:

    When I hear political leaders suggesting that there would be a religious test for which a person who is fleeing from a war-torn country is admitted, when some of those folks themselves come from families who benefited from protection when they were fleeing political persecution, that's shameful, that's not American, that's not who we are. We don't have religious tests (for) our compassion.

  2. Hiram Sasser:

    It further compels our client to use specific pronouns when referring to certain ‘gender identities’ and prohibits our client from even teaching its religious beliefs, cornerstone World Outreach cannot be made to open its restrooms for use by individuals in accordance with their gender identities, rather than their sex assigned at birth.

  3. Islam Karimov:

    The creeping expansion of militant extremism and religious radicalism, not only on the territory of the governments of Central Asia but also abroad, is most seriously concerning.

  4. Yaqiu Wang:

    The shutdown of a Protestant church in Chengdu epitomizes the Xi Jinping government's relentless assault on religious freedom in China, it makes a mockery of the government's claim that it respects religious beliefs.

  5. William Schaffner:

    And interestingly, it’s Mississippi, last in so many things, that is first in immunization rates, because that state does not allow either personal belief or religious exemptions.

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4285ethnic
#11941pagan
#12654secular
#32543profane
#33116heathen
#40826unscrupulous
#41863lapsed
#42312sceptical
#52664ungodly
#63931blasphemous
#76895atheistic
#91005unbelieving
#92325impious
#127982sacrilegious
#155261irreligious

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