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  • IPA(key): /ˌɪɹɪˈlɪdʒəs/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪdʒəs


irreligious (comparative more irreligious, superlative most irreligious)

  1. Contrary to religious beliefs and practices.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling:
      [T]he virtuous reader may condemn her for showing too great regard to a base-born infant, to which all charity is condemned by law as irreligious []
  2. Describing a conscious rejection of religion.
  3. Having no relation to religion; nonreligious.

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