: not actively engaged in a specified career, religion, or way of life : not practicinga nonpracticing physiciana nonpracticing Jew
Examples of nonpracticing in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebInterestingly, NDEs are no more likely to occur in devout believers than in secular or nonpracticing subjects.
Christof Koch, Scientific American, 19 May 2020 Growing up in Illinois in a nonpracticing Christian family, Markum says, the existence of God was assumed.
Astrid Rodrigues, Philly.com, 26 Feb. 2018 Despite having been raised a nonpracticing Christian, my visit to the nunnery, which had felt like a journey to a lost world, had moved me deeply.
Gisela Williams, Smithsonian, 26 Sep. 2017
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