antichristian

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Etymology[edit]

From Antichrist, but later reinforced and influenced by anti- +‎ Christian.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

antichristian (comparative more antichristian, superlative most antichristian)

  1. Pertaining to Antichrist.
    • 1644, John Milton, Aeropagitica:
      it was first establisht and put in practice by Antichristian malice and mystery on set purpose to extinguish, if it were possible, the light of Reformation, and to settle falshood; little differing from that policie wherewith the Turk upholds his Alcoran, by the prohibition of Printing.
  2. Opposed to Christianity.

Noun[edit]

antichristian (plural antichristians)

  1. One who opposes Christianity.