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synonyms for heathenish

  • fanatical
  • heathen
  • heretical
  • impious
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How to use heathenish in a sentence

"This heathenish practice is a disgraceful stain upon the escutcheon of our State," said Ida.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Oh, in a kind of a heathenish, out-of-the-way place, and teaches school for a living.
THE ENGLISH ORPHANSMARY JANE HOLMES
Even bear-baiting was esteemed heathenish and unchristian: the sport of it, not the inhumanity, gave offence.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.I., PART E.DAVID HUME
That's a heathenish word, Tony, and most unsuited to be used in thankfulness for God's blessings.
TONY BUTLERCHARLES JAMES LEVER
Therefore such heathenish lamentations were to be henceforward out of place.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEWJOHN MONRO GIBSON
His levity seemed ghastly; and his refusal upon any persuasion to see a doctor quite heathenish, and a sign of one foredoomed.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
I am idle and naughty—on ne peut plus—sinking into heathenish ignorance and woman's frivolity.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
As well be transported at once, as go to such a heathenish out-of-the-way place as that is!
THE HAUNTED ROOMA. L. O. E.
Some may cling still to such a doctrine, but to me it is simply horrible—blasphemous and heathenish.
ANCIENT PAGAN AND MODERN CHRISTIAN SYMBOLISMTHOMAS INMAN
And this vain, heathenish longing of mine was father to the thought of visiting the scene of the ancient worship.
EOTHENA. W. KINGLAKE
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WORDS RELATED TO HEATHENISH

  • fanatical
  • heathen
  • heathenish
  • heretical
  • impious
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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