semireligious

adjective
semi·​re·​li·​gious | \ ˌse-mē-ri-ˈli-jəs How to pronounce semireligious (audio) , ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi- \

Definition of semireligious

: somewhat religious

Examples of semireligious in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even at the Tokyo Games last summer, visitors in somewhat looser pandemic protocols enjoyed the semireligious privilege of entering the city’s ubiquitous, and surprisingly tasty, convenience stores. New York Times, 16 Feb. 2022

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First Known Use of semireligious

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Semireligious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semireligious. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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