irreligion

[ ir-i-lij-uh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF irreligion
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Yet the irreligion of the West was painted darker than it really was.

Yet let no one think that irreligion is advocated in this book.

Something was said, too, that I could not catch, about her irreligion.

We have, that is to say, been swayed by the spirit of irreligion rather than of religion.

To his violences of temper he added a reputation for irreligion.

The irreligion of the Third Republic is a dogmatic irreligion.

And was Licentiousness and irreligion, alwaies a mark of Honour?

The thought dominant in my mind was the irreligion of the world.

Such is the condition to which irreligion has reduced the French working-man.

Yet it is not in religious books alone that you will meet with this sort of irreligion.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Late Latin irreligionem (nominative irreligio) "irreligion, impiety," from assimiliated form of in- "not" (see in- (1)) + religio (see religion).

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