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Synonyms for religious
rɪˈlɪdʒ əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. religious(adj)

    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, 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"

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

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

  3. religious(adj)

    having or showing belief in and reverence for a deity

    "a religious man"; "religious attitude"

    Synonyms:
    spiritual

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    spiritual

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    spiritual

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. religious

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. religious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    devout, holy, godly, pious, devotional

  2. religious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    conscientious, scrupulous, exact, strict, rigid

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. religious(a)

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

How to pronounce religious?

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How to use religious in a sentence?

  1. Mike Johnson:

    This is typical of the The ACLU of Louisiana, they’re on a seek-and-destroy mission for all things religious.

  2. Mary Chartier:

    I do believe that the government does not fully understand the religious practices of Dr. Attar and Dr. Attar's religion, and I think that's why we are in this courthouse today, and what we'll be fighting over for the next few months.

  3. John Jackson:

    Religious freedoms are in play in California, ultimately, I ’m concerned that what begins in California rolls across the nation.

  4. Jeff Fortenberry:

    This is threat against civilization itself when a group of people, ISIS -- 8th century barbarians with 21st century weaponry -- can systematically try to exterminate another group of people simply because of their faith tradition violating the scared space of individuality, conscience and religious liberty, you undermine the entire system of international order.

  5. Father Massimo Biancalani:

    Salvini's intentions are ideological and electorally motivated, unfortunately people fall for it and the immigrant becomes the scapegoat. We need civil disobedience and it's important for secular and religious institutions to open their doors to welcome these homeless migrants.


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