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religious

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of religious

  1. 1 of, relating to, or used in the practice or worship services of a religion Johann Sebastian Bach wrote some of the most beautiful religious music in the world Synonyms of religious devotional, sacred, spiritual Words Related to religious blessed (also blest), consecrated, hallowed, holy, sacrosanct, sanctified; solemn; liturgical, ritual, sacramental; semireligious, semisacred Near Antonyms of religious earthly, mundane, terrene, terrestrial, worldly Antonyms of religious nonreligious, profane, secular

  2. 2 showing a devotion to God and to a life of virtue a deeply religious woman who eventually decided to quit her job and to become a nun Synonyms of religious devout, godly, pious, holy, sainted, saintlyWords Related to religious ascetic (also ascetical), prayerful, reverent, reverential, spiritual, worshipful; pietistic, religiose; beatified, blessed (also blest), canonized, venerable; angelic (or angelical), cherubic; chaste, moral, pure, righteous, upright, virtuousNear Antonyms of religious blasphemous, desecrating, irreverent, profanatory, profane, sacrilegious; nonreligious, secular, unspiritual, worldly; backsliding, unfaithful; black, evil, immoral, iniquitous, miscreant, sinful, sinning, unrighteous, wickedAntonyms of religious antireligious, faithless, godless, impious, irreligious, ungodly, unholy

  3. 3 having or expressing great depth of feeling a woman known for embracing various causes with a religious enthusiasm Synonyms of religious ardent, blazing, burning, charged, demonstrative, emotional, fervid, feverish, fiery, flaming, glowing, hot-blooded, impassioned, incandescent, intense, passional, passionate, perfervid, red-hot, fervent, superheated, torrid, vehement, warm, warm-bloodedWords Related to religious gushing, gushy, maudlin, mawkish, mushy, saccharine, sappy, schmaltzy, sentimental, sloppy, sugary; histrionic, melodramatic; enthusiastic, gung ho, keen, zealous; enamored, infatuated, obsessed; uninhibited, unreserved, unrestrained; frenzied, orgiastic, overemotional, overexcited, overheatedNear Antonyms of religious detached, dry, impersonal, objective; reserved, undemonstrativeAntonyms of religious cold, cool, dispassionate, emotionless, impassive, unemotional



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