transitive verb

: to make other than Protestant : cause to change from Protestantism to another form of religion
also : to deprive of a Protestant characteristic
the attempt to unprotestantize the Church of England J. A. Froude

Word History


un- entry 2 + protestantize

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unprotestantize was in 1833

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“Unprotestantize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unprotestantize. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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