semireligious

[ sem-ee-ri-lij-uh s, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm i rɪˈlɪdʒ əs, ˌsɛm aɪ- /
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adjective

having a somewhat religious character.

Nearby words

  1. semipublic,
  2. semiquantitative,
  3. semiquaver,
  4. semiquinone,
  5. semiramis,
  6. semirigid,
  7. semiround,
  8. semis,
  9. semiserious,
  10. semiskilled

Origin of semireligious

First recorded in 1860–65; semi- + religious

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Examples from the Web for semireligious

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

    The Manbos of Mindano|John M. Garvan