nonreligious

adjective
non·​re·​li·​gious | \ ˌnän-ri-ˈli-jəs How to pronounce nonreligious (audio) \

Definition of nonreligious

: not religious: such as
a : not having a religious character : secular a nonreligious organization
b : having no religion : irreligious my nonreligious friends Superficially these images might seem, even to the nonreligious spectator, "scandalous."— Richard Wollheim

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Examples of nonreligious in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Being nonreligious, my sister didn’t know what to do with it. Abigail Van Buren, oregonlive, "Dear Abby: Mom should stay out of adult daughters’ political feud," 28 June 2020 Toward public schools During the Enlightenment era of the 18th century, governments went further and established new kinds of secular or nonreligious schools. Andrew Barnes, The Conversation, "Schools looking for space could turn to churches to host classes – doing so has a rich history," 20 Aug. 2020 Being nonreligious, my sister didn’t know what to do with it. Abigail Van Buren, oregonlive, "Dear Abby: Mom should stay out of adult daughters’ political feud," 28 June 2020 Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo had issued a July 24 order that public and nonreligious schools in the county remain shuttered until at least Sept. 8 as the area continues to struggle with the coronavirus pandemic. Ted Dunnam, Houston Chronicle, "Paxton letter prompts continuation of Clear Lake, Clear Brook football workouts," 30 July 2020 Being nonreligious, my sister didn’t know what to do with it. Abigail Van Buren, oregonlive, "Dear Abby: Mom should stay out of adult daughters’ political feud," 28 June 2020 Being nonreligious, my sister didn’t know what to do with it. Abigail Van Buren, oregonlive, "Dear Abby: Mom should stay out of adult daughters’ political feud," 28 June 2020 Being nonreligious, my sister didn’t know what to do with it. Abigail Van Buren, oregonlive, "Dear Abby: Mom should stay out of adult daughters’ political feud," 28 June 2020 Being nonreligious, my sister didn’t know what to do with it. Abigail Van Buren, oregonlive, "Dear Abby: Mom should stay out of adult daughters’ political feud," 28 June 2020

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First Known Use of nonreligious

1841, in the meaning defined above

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5 Sep 2020

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“Nonreligious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonreligious. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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