nondenominational

adjective

non·​de·​nom·​i·​na·​tion·​al ˌnän-di-ˌnä-mə-ˈnā-shnəl How to pronounce nondenominational (audio)
-shə-nᵊl
: not restricted to a denomination : not denominational
nondenominational churches/prayers

Examples of nondenominational in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Charles served as the pastor for the nondenominational church Neighbors to Nations in Princeton, Minn., at the time of the assaults, but routinely traveled to his Wisconsin cabin with parishioners. Laura Schulte, Journal Sentinel, 25 Apr. 2024 Their nondenominational ceremony included a Celtic handfasting ritual. Alix Wall, New York Times, 17 May 2024 The young rabbi also risked being blacklisted for starting a nondenominational community that has since grown to more than 1,200 households. Jeffrey Fleishman, Los Angeles Times, 16 Apr. 2024 Harrison officiated a nondenominational service, which featured Jewish traditions in honor of Rosenbaum's faith. Kate Hogan, Peoplemag, 4 Jan. 2024 See all Example Sentences for nondenominational 

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Word History

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nondenominational was in 1858

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“Nondenominational.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nondenominational. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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