irreligion

noun
ir·​re·​li·​gion | \ ˌir-i-ˈli-jən How to pronounce irreligion (audio) \

Definition of irreligion

: the quality or state of being irreligious

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Other Words from irreligion

irreligionist \ ˌir-​i-​ˈlij-​nist How to pronounce irreligion (audio) , -​ˈli-​jə-​ \ noun

Examples of irreligion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The price of being able to advocate your beliefs and practice your religion, or your irreligion, is that people with starkly incompatible beliefs and gods are able to do the same. Steve Chapman Chicago Tribune, Star Tribune, "White supremacists deserve First Amendment protection," 20 Dec. 2020 The price of being able to advocate your beliefs and practice your religion, or your irreligion, is that people with starkly incompatible beliefs and gods are able to do the same. Steve Chapman Chicago Tribune, Star Tribune, "White supremacists deserve First Amendment protection," 20 Dec. 2020 The price of being able to advocate your beliefs and practice your religion, or your irreligion, is that people with starkly incompatible beliefs and gods are able to do the same. Steve Chapman Chicago Tribune, Star Tribune, "White supremacists deserve First Amendment protection," 20 Dec. 2020 The price of being able to advocate your beliefs and practice your religion, or your irreligion, is that people with starkly incompatible beliefs and gods are able to do the same. Steve Chapman Chicago Tribune, Star Tribune, "White supremacists deserve First Amendment protection," 20 Dec. 2020 The price of being able to advocate your beliefs and practice your religion, or your irreligion, is that people with starkly incompatible beliefs and gods are able to do the same. Steve Chapman Chicago Tribune, Star Tribune, "White supremacists deserve First Amendment protection," 20 Dec. 2020 The price of being able to advocate your beliefs and practice your religion, or your irreligion, is that people with starkly incompatible beliefs and gods are able to do the same. Steve Chapman Chicago Tribune, Star Tribune, "White supremacists deserve First Amendment protection," 20 Dec. 2020 The price of being able to advocate your beliefs and practice your religion, or your irreligion, is that people with starkly incompatible beliefs and gods are able to do the same. Steve Chapman Chicago Tribune, Star Tribune, "White supremacists deserve First Amendment protection," 20 Dec. 2020 The price of being able to advocate your beliefs and practice your religion, or your irreligion, is that people with starkly incompatible beliefs and gods are able to do the same. Steve Chapman Chicago Tribune, Star Tribune, "White supremacists deserve First Amendment protection," 20 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of irreligion

1598, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for irreligion

Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French, from Late Latin irreligion-, irreligio, from Latin in- + religion-, religio religion

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The first known use of irreligion was in 1598

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26 Mar 2021

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“Irreligion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/irreligion. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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