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semireligious

[sem-ee-ri-lij-uh s, sem-ahy-]
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adjective
  1. having a somewhat religious character.

Origin of semireligious

First recorded in 1860–65; semi- + religious
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for semireligious

Historical Examples

  • The ceremony may be performed by anyone, but partakes of only a semireligious character when not performed by a bailn.

    The Manbos of Mindano</p>

    John M. Garvan


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