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unchristian

[ uhn-kris-chuhn ]
/ ʌnˈkrɪs tʃən /
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adjective
not conforming to Christian teaching or principles: unchristian selfishness.
not Christian.
Informal. unsuitable for Christians; uncivilized; objectionable: She declared she would not pay such an unchristian amount of money for a hotel room.
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Origin of unchristian

First recorded in 1545–55; un-1 + Christian

OTHER WORDS FROM unchristian

un·chris·tian·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for unchristian

unchristian
/ (ʌnˈkrɪstʃən) /

adjective
not in accordance with the principles or ethics of Christianity
non-Christian or pagan

Derived forms of unchristian

unchristianly, adverb
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