irreligion

[ ir-i-lij-uhn ]
/ ˌɪr ɪˈlɪdʒ ən /
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noun

lack of religion.
hostility or indifference to religion; impiety.

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Origin of irreligion

First recorded in 1585–95, irreligion is from the Latin word irreligiōn- (stem of irreligiō). See ir-2, religion

OTHER WORDS FROM irreligion

ir·re·li·gion·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for irreligion

irreligion
/ (ˌɪrɪˈlɪdʒən) /

noun

lack of religious faith
indifference or opposition to religion

Derived forms of irreligion

irreligionist, noun
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