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Synonyms for religious
rɪˈlɪdʒ əsre·li·gious

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. religious

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

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

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"

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

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

  3. religiousadjective

    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. religiousadjective

    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. religiousadjective

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. religiousadjective

    Synonyms:
    devout, holy, godly, pious, devotional

  2. religiousadjective

    Synonyms:
    conscientious, scrupulous, exact, strict, rigid

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. religiousadjective

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

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How to use religious in a sentence?

  1. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngucka:

    Power relations between men and women must change profoundly, men must be partners in the pursuit of gender equality, in their decision-making roles, as heads of state, CEOs, religious and cultural leaders, and as partners and parents.

  2. Nigel Farage:

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

  3. Ignazio Silone, The God That Failed (1950):

    Liberty is the possibility of doubting, the possibility of making a mistake, the possibility of searching and experimenting, the possibility of saying No to any authority--literary, artistic, philosophic, religious, social and even political.

  4. Hillel Frisch:

    ISIS, almost everywhere, does not command broad popular support, most people in this part of the world, from Lebanon down to Egypt, are not extremist Salafist. They might be very religious, but they are not that extreme. Whenever I look at videos of ISIS parades, including in places such as Mosul, one ingredient is always missing – popular support. You don’t see big numbers participating in their parades.

  5. The VA hospital:

    The remaining decorations were removed by the decoration donor and her representatives. we acknowledge that the corrective action should have been to display the faith-specific holiday decoration along with multiple religious faith symbols.


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