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Synonyms for pagan
ˈpeɪ gən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heathen, pagan, gentile, infidel(noun)

    a person who does not acknowledge your god

    Synonyms:
    infidel, goy, non-Jew, heathen, gentile, pleasure seeker, hedonist

    Antonyms:
    religious

  2. pagan(noun)

    a person who follows a polytheistic or pre-Christian religion (not a Christian or Muslim or Jew)

    Synonyms:
    hedonist, gentile, pleasure seeker, infidel, heathen

    Antonyms:
    religious

  3. hedonist, pagan, pleasure seeker(adj)

    someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures

    Synonyms:
    hedonist, gentile, pleasure seeker, infidel, heathen

    Antonyms:
    religious

  4. heathen, heathenish, pagan, ethnic(adj)

    not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam

    Synonyms:
    ethnical, cultural, heathenish, ethnic, heathen

    Antonyms:
    religious

Wiktionary

  1. pagan(noun)

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    Many converted societies transformed their pagan deities into saints.

    Synonyms:
    paynim, heathenish

    Antonyms:
    Judeo-Christian, Abrahamist

  2. pagan(noun)

    Especially an unruly, badly educated child.

    Synonyms:
    brat, barbarian, barbaric

  3. pagan(noun)

    Synonyms:
    philistine, savage

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pagan(n)

    Synonyms:
    heathen, idolater, gentile

    Antonyms:
    believer, christian

  2. pagan(a)

    Synonyms:
    heathenish, idolatrous

    Antonyms:
    christian

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pagan(n.)

    Synonyms:
    heathen, gentile, idolater

  2. pagan(a.)

    Synonyms:
    heathenish, heathen

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pagan(n)

    Synonyms:
    heathen

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    heathen

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How to use pagan in a sentence?

  1. Albert Camus:

    Everyone would like to behave like a pagan, with everyone else behaving like a Christian.

  2. George Gordon Byron:

    There is something Pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything.

  3. Farris Wilks:

    America has always been a land of opportunity. Its the one place on earth where you can go from building brick walls in the Texas heat to the kind of success my brother and I have achieved, ted Cruz believes in the opportunity society, he believes in the dignity of hard work, and hes not afraid to fight for what he believes in. The Wilkses are not the only billionaires backing Cruz. Reclusive hedge fund magnate Robert Mercer gave $11 million; Texas energy investor Toby Neugebauer gave $10 million. Mercer has declined to comment on why he is supporting Cruz, while Neugebauer backs Cruz for his track record promoting conservative causes and opposing the federal debt. Despite the large donations, Cruz is not among the leaders of the Republican race. A Reuters/Ipsos poll on Sept. 8 showed him in fourth place among Republican voters at 5.5 percent, tied with former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. . PRAYING FOR CRUZ. The day after President Barack Obama won a second term, I was pretty bummed out, Farris Wilks told congregants in a sermon on Nov. 7, 2012, a recording of which was provided by Peter Montgomery, a senior fellow with the equal rights group People for the American Way. I do believe that our country died that Tuesday night, Wilks said. Less than a year later, Farris found himself in the ballroom of the Marriott Hotel in Des Moines, Iowa, where Cruz stood with head bowed in a prayer circle, surrounded by evangelical Christians. Cruz was among the political headliners at a Pastors and Pews conference, an annual, closed-door affair that now occurs in roughly 14 states and is organized by Christian nationalist David Lane. The born-again Lane, a self-described former wild man of drugs, wine, women and song, believes the Bible should be the primary textbook in public schools and that judges who favor same-sex marriage should be impeached. He says people who embrace homosexual marriage, along with pagan public schools, pagan higher learning and pagan media, are creating Americas downfall with their multiracial false gods. One of Lanes major aims is to motivate at least 1,000 pastors to run for office in 2016. Polling shows there are 65 million to 80 million evangelical Christians but only a quarter of them vote. Getting 5 percent more registered and voting would, according to Lane, put a conservative in the White House. Asked about the Wilks brothers' financial support for Cruz, Lane said in an interview:.

  4. Calvin Coolidge:

    No other theory is adequate to explain or comprehend the Declaration of Independence. It is the product of the spiritual insight of the people. We live in an age of science and of abounding accumulation of material things. These did not create our Declaration. Our Declaration created them. The things of the spirit come first. Unless we cling to that, all our material prosperity, overwhelming though it may appear, will turn to a barren sceptre in our grasp. If we are to maintain the great heritage which has been bequeathed to us, we must be like-minded as the fathers who created it. We must not sink into a pagan materialism. We must cultivate the reverence which they had for the things that are holy. We must follow the spiritual and moral leadership which they showed. We must keep replenished, that they may glow with a more compelling flame, the altar fires before which they worshiped.

  5. Lenny Bruce:

    Now a Jew, in the dictionary, is one who is descended from the ancient tribes of Judea, or one who is regarded as descended from that tribe. That's what it says in the dictionary; but you and I know what a Jew is -- One Who Killed Our Lord. And although there should be a statute of limitations for that crime, it seems that those who neither have the actions nor the gait of Christians, pagan or not, will bust us out, unrelenting dues, for another deuce.


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