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Definition of "apostacy" [apostacy]

  • Abandonment of religion (see apostasy) (noun)
  • The ancient criminal offence of heresy or non-belief in religion. (noun)

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Use "apostacy" in a sentence
  • "As there are numerous specifically 'moslem' states in the world where conversion to another religion (so called apostacy) attracts the death penalty I fail to see the moral authority behind those in the UN joining in calling Israel a 'racist state' yet no a tweet out of them on the fate of those with the unhappy lot of being raised as moslem but who subsequently want to move away from it."
  • "Beinart then goes on to describe a number of examples of Lieberman's "apostacy" that arguably made the Democratic party stronger."
  • "And it ought to be remembered, that the guilt of this kind of apostacy hath driven some to despair; as in the case of"