Dictionary

irreligious

irreligious

adjective ir·re·li·gious \-ˈli-jəs\

: not believing in or practicing any religion

: having or showing a lack of respect for religion

Full Definition of IRRELIGIOUS

1
:  neglectful of religion :  lacking religious emotions, doctrines, or practices <so irreligious that they exploit popular religion for professional purposes — G. B. Shaw>
2
:  indicating lack of religion
ir·re·li·gious·ly adverb

Examples of IRRELIGIOUS

  1. <raised in an irreligious family where the subject of God was never even discussed>

First Known Use of IRRELIGIOUS

15th century

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: irremeablePrevious Word in the Dictionary: irreligiosityAll Words Near: irreligious
March 06, 2015
eolian Hear it
Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears