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heathenish

adjective hea·then·ish \ˈhē-thə-nish\

Definition of HEATHENISH

:  resembling or characteristic of heathens :  barbarous
hea·then·ish·ly adverb

Examples of HEATHENISH

  1. <believing that going to church in bare feet was heathenish, the missionaries made the natives wear shoes>

First Known Use of HEATHENISH

1567

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