un·​spir·​i·​tu·​al ˌən-ˈspir-i-chə-wəl How to pronounce unspiritual (audio)
: not of, relating to, consisting of, or affecting the spirit : not concerned with religious values : not spiritual
an unspiritual person
unspiritual philosophies

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web When the 1990s brought an emphasis on art being viewed as unspiritual, unpoetical, socioeconomic evidence, the perspective on Cole changed. Holland Cotter, New York Times, 15 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1643, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unspiritual was in 1643

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“Unspiritual.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unspiritual. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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