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heathenish

[ hee-thuh-nish ]
/ 藞hi 冒蓹 n瑟蕛 /
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adjective
of or relating to heathens: heathenish practices of idolatry.
like or befitting heathens; barbarous.
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Origin of heathenish

before 900; Old English h牵thenisc.See heathen, -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM heathenish

hea路then路ish路ly, adverbhea路then路ish路ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for heathenish

heathenish
/ (藞hi藧冒蓹n瑟蕛) /

adjective
of, relating to, or resembling a heathen or heathen culture

Derived forms of heathenish

heathenishly, adverbheathenishness, noun
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