What is another word for irreligious?

223 synonyms found


[ ɪɹɪlˈɪd͡ʒəs], [ ɪɹɪlˈɪd‍ʒəs], [ ɪ_ɹ_ɪ_l_ˈɪ_dʒ_ə_s]

The word "irreligious" refers to the lack of religious beliefs or practices. Some synonyms for this word include atheistic, agnostic, nonbelieving, secular, and unbelieving. Atheistic suggests an explicit rejection of the existence of a deity. Agnostic suggests an attitude of unsureness about the existence of a deity or religious truth. Nonbelieving suggests the absence of religious beliefs. Secular implies a separation of religion from everyday life. Unbelieving suggests a lack of acceptance of religious doctrine. All of these words describe individuals who do not follow religious practices or beliefs, but they vary in their connotations and implications.

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How to use "Irreligious" in context?

The word "irreligious" is derived from the Latin word " irreligiosus ", meaning "of an unfaithful or unsound mind." It first appeared in English in the 16th century, and is often used to describe people who do not adhere to a particular religion.

But what does that really mean? Irreligious people can be broadly separated into two groups: atheists and agnostics. Atheists do not believe in any god or gods, while agnostics acknowledge the possibility that there may be some sort of god, but they aren't sure.

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