irreligious


ir·re·li·gious

adjective \-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

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