Origin of apostate
Related formsap·o·stat·i·cal·ly [ap-uh-stat-ik-lee] /ˌæp əˈstæt ɪk li/, adverb
Examples from the Web for apostate
“To the fundamentalist leadership of al-Qaida, Saddam represented the worst kind of ‘apostate’ regime,” they wrote.
At first, he was sentenced to execution for being an apostate.Wife of Jailed Saudi Blogger: My Husband Is a Victim of the Thought Police|Ensaf Haidar, Advancing Human Rights|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Godane rejects the idea of Al-Shabab negotiating with the Somali federal government, an “apostate government” he dubs it.
In an article entitled “In the words of the enemy,” it describes Obama as a “crusader, apostate.”
Because my passion so far has been exposing government-funded sacred cows and disrupting statist narratives, I am an apostate.James O’Keefe in Defense of Taping Mitch McConnell, and Everyone Else|James O'Keefe|April 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
During the late reign Johnson had published a book entitled Julian the Apostate.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
At Rosedale an apostate Isabella Dayvill was sent back to do penance in 1321.Medieval English Nunneries c. 1275 to 1535|Eileen Edna Power
If not by Iamblichus, this work issued certainly from his school, to which Julian the Apostate belonged.Giordano Bruno|James Lewis McIntyre
Now, you mustn't think, from all this, that I am an apostate from the principle of Women's Rights.Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home|Bayard Taylor
Even a charlatan can be good alone; an apostate can be wise alone; a fool can be pious alone.