nontheological

adjective

non·​theo·​log·​i·​cal ˌnän-ˌthē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl How to pronounce nontheological (audio)
: not of or relating to theology : not theological
The council seems to anticipate new, nontheological ethical insights that will transform the cloning debate.Jerome Groopman
nontheologically adverb
a nontheologically based argument

Examples of nontheological in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But they are largely overshadowed by the continuing nontheological anti-environmental arguments founded in misinformation. Neall Pogue, The Conversation, 30 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1852, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nontheological was in 1852

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“Nontheological.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nontheological. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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