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heathen

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of heathen

  1. not civilized old missionaries who mistakenly thought that they were going off to China to tame the heathen hordes Synonyms of heathen barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, savage, heathenish, natural, Neanderthal (or Neandertal), rude, uncivil, uncivilized, uncultivated, wildWords Related to heathen coarse, crude, primitive, rough; uncouth, unculturedNear Antonyms of heathen cultured, enlightened, humane, sophisticated; genteel, polished, polite, refined, urbane, well-bred; semicivilizedAntonyms of heathen civilized


heathen

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of heathen

  1. 1 a person who does not worship the God of the Bible a missionary sent to distant lands to convert the heathens Synonyms of heathen gentile, idolater (or idolator), pagan Words Related to heathen atheist, giaour, infidel, misbeliever, miscreant, nonbeliever, unbeliever; non-Christian, non-Jew, non-Muslim; neo-pagan, polytheist Near Antonyms of heathen Christian, Jew, Muslim

  2. 2 an uncivilized person European colonizers, who considered the New World peoples to be heathens, forced them to conform to European ways Synonyms of heathen barbarian, savage Words Related to heathen Neanderthal, primitive; noble savage


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