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

Other Words from irreligion

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

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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“Irreligion.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/irreligion. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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