Definition of "nonreligious" []

  • Not of or relating to religious beliefs and practices (adjective)
  • Not religious; secular (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nonreligious" in a sentence
  • "These are the individuals we describe with the term "nonreligious nontheist.""
  • "Although other medical approaches — indigenous medicine, Christian faith healing, rituals based on magic — robustly functioned alongside it, and, indeed, were incorporated into its methods, humoralism eventually became the dominant way of understanding the body in nonreligious terms by the late colonial years."
  • "Likewise, to give examples involving three groups I myself belong to, one absolutely should not rule out the possibility that Jews are (say), on average, genetically predisposed to be more acquisitive, or more loyal to their narrow ethnic group than to broader groups, or that whites are genetically predisposed to be more hostile to other racial groups, or that being nonreligious is genetically linked, and that people who have those genes are genetically predisposed to be more likely to commit crime or cheat on their spouses or what have you."