undenominational

adjective

un·​de·​nom·​i·​na·​tion·​al
ˌən-di-ˌnä-mə-ˈnā-shnəl,
-shə-nᵊl How to pronounce undenominational (audio)
: not restricted or belonging to a religious denomination : not denominational
undenominational instruction
undenominational religions
undenominationally adverb

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web On Sunday, the nation asked God to save the Queen in services held in big cathedrals, in the dank Norman chill of little country churches, and on village greens under the undenominational sky. Françoise Mouly, The New Yorker, 8 Sep. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1871, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of undenominational was in 1871

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Cite this Entry

“Undenominational.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undenominational. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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