non·​ec·​cle·​si·​as·​ti·​cal ˌnän-i-ˌklē-zē-ˈa-sti-kəl How to pronounce nonecclesiastical (audio)
: not churchly or ecclesiastical
nonecclesiastical law/music
one of the most magnificent nonecclesiastical buildings in Italy

Word History

First Known Use

1630, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonecclesiastical was in 1630

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“Nonecclesiastical.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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