dechristianize

transitive verb de·christianize \(ˈ)dē+\

Definition of dechristianize

  1. :  to cause to turn from Christianity :  deprive of Christian characteristics

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Origin and Etymology of dechristianize

probably from French déchristianiser, from dé- de- (from Old French des-) + christianiser to Christianize, from Middle French, from Latin christianus Christian + Middle French -iser -ize


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