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Definition of "unchristian" []

  • Not in accord with the spirit or principles of Christianity. (adjective)
  • Not Christian. (adjective)
  • Uncivilized; barbaric. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unchristian" in a sentence
  • ""I think it is you who are at fault," she told him, "when you call unchristian an act which was necessary to secure this child to Christ.""
  • "Those that think to excuse themselves in unchristian practices with the Christian name, and sin the more boldly and securely because there is a sin-offering provided, do, in effect, make God's house of prayer a den of thieves, as the priests in Christ's time, Matt. xxi."
  • ""The truth is that the long struggle of survivors to be heard and respected by church authorities has revealed a culture within the Church that many would simply describe as unchristian," Moriarty said in a statement Thursday."