noun, plural hea·thens, hea·then.
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This is the heathendom of art, in which feeling is all, authority nothing; in which rules are only suspected, not created.From the Oak to the Olive|Julia Ward Howe
How many times the Church has decanted the new wine of Christianity into the old bottles of heathendom.The Book of Hallowe'en|Ruth Edna Kelley
According to Dorner, heathendom longed for the apotheosis of human nature.
Heathendom had grown to a monster which, like the decrepit Saturn, devoured its own offspring.Darkness and Dawn|Frederic W. Farrar
Of the false religion which these Indians held in their heathendom; and of their superstitions and omens.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 40 of 55|Francisco Colin