What are some opposite words for religious?

Antonyms for religious
rɪˈlɪdʒ əs

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. religious(adj)

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

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

  2. religious, spiritual(adj)

    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"

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

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

  3. religious(adj)

    having or showing belief in and reverence for a deity

    "a religious man"; "religious attitude"

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


  4. religious(adj)

    of or relating to clergy bound by monastic vows

    "the religious or regular clergy conducts the service"

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


  5. religious(adj)

    extremely scrupulous and conscientious

    "religious in observing the rules of health"

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


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. religious

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

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. religious(a)

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

How to use religious in a sentence?

  1. Chen Quanguo:

    Resolutely draw a clear line between the 14th Dalai Lama and firmly reject all subversive separatist activities, tibetan Buddhism is at its best period of development in history and religious circles and believers enjoy full religious freedom.

  2. Bill Lee on Wednesday:

    The United States and Tennessee have always been, since the very founding of our nation, a shining beacon of freedom and opportunity for the persecuted and oppressed, particularly those suffering religious persecution, my administration has worked extensively to determine the best outcome for Tennessee, and I will consent to working with President Trump and his administration to responsibly resettle refugees.

  3. Kirsten Gillibrand:

    Our President has chosen to tear this country apart on every line, every division, every racial line, every religious line, Our President chooses to divide us, community by community, our President has inspired a hate and a darkness in this country that I have never witnessed Kirsten Gillibrand. Our President is tearing apart the very fabric of who we are as a nation, our very common decency, and that is what we are being called to fight against.

  4. Nigel Farage:

    It is a belief that verges on the religious on the creation of their project.

  5. Mary Chartier:

    They have a religious belief to practice their religion. And they are Muslims and they're being under attack because of it. I believe that they are being persecuted because of their religious beliefs and I do not make that allegation lightly.

How to pronounce religious?

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How to say religious in sign language?

  1. religious

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