WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
ir•re•li•gious /ˌɪrɪˈlɪdʒəs/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. not religious;
    not practicing a religion;
    feeling no religious impulses, or feeling hostile to religion.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
ir•re•li•gious  (ir′i lijəs),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. not religious; not practicing a religion and feeling no religious impulses or emotions.
  2. showing or characterized by a lack of religion.
  3. showing indifference or hostility to religion:irreligious statements.
ir′re•ligious•ly, adv. 
ir′re•ligious•ness, ir•re•lig•i•os•i•ty  (ir′i lij′ē osi tē),USA pronunciation n. 
  • Latin irreligiōsus. See ir-2, religious
  • 1555–65
    • 3.See corresponding entry in Unabridged profane, sacrilegious, ungodly.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

ˌirreˈligious /ˌɪrɪˈlɪdʒəs/ adj
  1. lacking in, indifferent to, or opposed to religious faith

ˌirreˈligiously adv ˌirreˈligiousness n



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