Synonyms for secular
ˈsɛk yə lərsec·u·lar
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Not specifically religious.
Temporal; something that is worldly or otherwise not based on something timeless.
Not bound by the vows of a monastic order.
secular clergy in Catholicism
Happening once in an age or century.
The secular games of ancient Rome were held to mark the end of a saeculum and the beginning of the next.
Continuing over a long period of time, long-term.
Of or pertaining to long-term non-periodic irregularities, especially in planetary motion.
Unperturbed over time.
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layman, layperson, secularadjective
someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
of or relating to the doctrine that rejects religion and religious considerations
worldly, secular, temporaladjective
characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
"worldly goods and advancement"; "temporal possessions of the church"
not concerned with or devoted to religion
"sacred and profane music"; "secular drama"; "secular architecture", "children being brought up in an entirely profane environment"
of or relating to clergy not bound by monastic vows
"the secular clergy"
laic, lay, secularadjective
characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy
"set his collar in laic rather than clerical position"; "the lay ministry"
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And when the hourglass has run out, the hourglass of temporality, when the noise of secular life has grown silent and its restless or ineffectual activism has come to an end, when everything around you is still, as it is in eternity, then eternity asks you and every individual in these millions and millions about only one thing: whether you have lived in despair or not.
Half of the secular unrest and dismal, profane sadness of modern society comes from the vain ideas that every man is bound to be a critic for life.
We have to take strides forward as a secular, modern country, but in some places in Kashgar from last year there are face veils and head coverings. This is equivalent to retreating back over the modern, secular strides we have taken. This is a cultural reverse.
I think we are in a secular bull market that has another eight to 10 years ahead of it.
America's founding fathers did not intend to take religion out of education. Many of the nation's greatest universities were founded by evangelists and religious leaders; but many of these have lost the founders concept and become secular institutions. Because of this attitude, secular education is stumbling and floundering.
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- دنياوي, علمانيArabic
- säkular, weltlichGerman
- mundano, secular, seglar, laicoSpanish
- pitkäaikainen, sekulaarinen, maallikko, ajallinen, pysyvä, maallinenFinnish
- mondain, séculaire, séculier, laïqueFrench
- saoghaltaScottish Gaelic
- पन्थनिरपेक्ष, लौकिकHindi
- 非宗教的, 世俗Japanese
- seculier, wereldlijkDutch
- светский, мирской, секулярныйRussian
- långsamt skeende, sekulärSwedish
- thế tụcVietnamese
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