un·​chris·​tian | \ ˌən-ˈkris-chən How to pronounce unchristian (audio) , -ˈkrish- \
variants: or un-Christian

Definition of unchristian

1 : not of the Christian faith
2a : contrary to the Christian spirit or character

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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, "Moving Confederate statues could prove costly for Memphis," 18 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of unchristian

1555, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Unchristian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unchristian. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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