unchristian

adjective

un·​chris·​tian ˌən-ˈkris-chən How to pronounce unchristian (audio)
-ˈkrish-
variants or un-Christian
1
: not of the Christian faith
2
a
: contrary to the Christian spirit or character

Examples of unchristian in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On Tuesday, the House voted on a last-minute amendment attached to the budget bill that removed the $250,000 that was to go Memphis. House lawmakers from Memphis responded by calling it vile, racist and unchristian. Washington Post, 18 Apr. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1555, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of unchristian was in 1555

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“Unchristian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unchristian. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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unchristian

adjective
un·​chris·​tian ˌən-ˈkris-chən How to pronounce unchristian (audio)
1
: not of the Christian faith
2
a
: not suitable to or like a Christian

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