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synonyms for irreligion

  • nihilism
  • disbelief
  • doubt
  • freethinking
  • godlessness
  • heresy
  • iconoclasm
  • impiety
  • infidelity
  • irreverence
  • paganism
  • skepticism
  • unbelief
  • nonbelief
See also synonyms for: irreligionist

antonyms for irreligion

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  • belief
  • trust
  • godliness
  • piety
  • religion
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How to use irreligion in a sentence

Perhaps also greater liberty of thought and speech caused irreligion to take a more avowed and visible form.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
Yet let no one think that irreligion is advocated in this book.
LAVENGROGEORGE BORROW
His flippancy and irreligion as he grew old alarmed the Comtesse de Gramont, who was very devout, for the safety of his soul.
COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
That writer was not far wrong who asserted that irreligion is but one form of the insanity which is born of immoral living.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
The collision in the drama is not at all between "bigoted churchmanship" and evangelicalism, but between irreligion and religion.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
When the Revolution began, the motto of the rebels was "Spain and Honor;" now it had become a cry of irreligion and destruction.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
So far from being inclined to irreligion, as some ignorant bigots insinuated, few men possessed a more devout habit of thought.
ON THE PORTRAITS OF ENGLISH AUTHORS ON GARDENING,SAMUEL FELTON
Under the shadow of that arrogant face MacIan could only fall back on the obvious answer: "But what about a man's irreligion?"
THE BALL AND THE CROSSG.K. CHESTERTON
Yet it is not in religious books alone that you will meet with this sort of irreligion.
THE UNPOPULAR REVIEW VOL. IVARIOUS
If religion won't make a man moral, I don't see why irreligion should.
TALES OF MEN AND GHOSTSEDITH WHARTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IRRELIGION

  • disbelief
  • doubt
  • freethinking
  • godlessness
  • heresy
  • iconoclasm
  • impiety
  • infidelity
  • irreligion
  • irreverence
  • nihilism
  • nonbelief
  • paganism
  • skepticism
  • unbelief
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.