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adjective as in (offensive) irreligious

noun as in (offensive) person who does not believe in an orthodox religion

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In a straightforward way, it shows the pagan and the Christian worlds in confrontation, the way they were in the time of the legend.

From Vox

So she did this pagan ceremony, blessing the cameras and the sound equipment.

They still have pagan holidays, a lot like Scandinavian countries.

From Ozy

The trouble for Ded Moroz and his granddaughter sidekick, who originate from pagan Slavic mythology, began with the creation of the Soviet Union in 1922.

From Time

A Druid shrine and then a pagan temple dedicated to Jupiter, the chief of the Roman gods, are believed to have stood on this spot.

A second uniformed cop, 29-year-old Police Officer Roberto Pagan, has arrived.

The demonic ‘anti-Santa’ enjoys an unlikely renaissance as we learn to embrace our inner pagan.

And likewise the Easter bunny, a bizarre pagan myth if ever one there was.

Yet most people outside that little circle still believe in witches and ghosts and goblins, and are very pagan-minded.

On Tuesday, it was Hector Pagan, ex-husband of Mob Wives star Renee Graziano.

I am an easiful old pagan, and I am not angry with you at all—you funny, little champion of the Most High.

Although nearly two hundred inscriptions have been discovered, not one of either pagan or Christian character has been met with.

The loftiest pagan philosophy dwindled into insignificance before the sublimity of Christian hope.

A traveller ordinarily feels as safe in a highly-civilized pagan community as in a Christian city.

There was one device of oath-taking, half pagan and half barbaric, which but very slowly relaxed its hold on Christian Europe.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pagan, such as: agnostic, heathen, atheistic, idolatrous, impious, and polytheistic.

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