- lack of religion.
- hostility or indifference to religion; impiety.
Origin of irreligion
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Examples from the Web for irreligion
Yet the irreligion of the West was painted darker than it really was.Union and Democracy
Yet let no one think that irreligion is advocated in this book.Lavengro
Something was said, too, that I could not catch, about her irreligion.
We have, that is to say, been swayed by the spirit of irreligion rather than of religion.Third class in Indian railways
To his violences of temper he added a reputation for irreligion.A History of French Literature
- lack of religious faith
- indifference or opposition to religion
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Word Origin and History for irreligion
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