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1. laity

noun. ['ˈleɪəti'] in Christianity, members of a religious community that do not have the priestly responsibilities of ordained clergy.

Synonyms

  • the great unwashed
  • layperson
  • secular
  • people
  • mass
  • masses
  • multitude
  • layman
  • hoi polloi

Antonyms

  • clergyman
  • heavenly
  • sacred
  • naive

Etymology

  • laitas (Latin)

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Rhymes with Laity

  • heterogeneity

Sentences with laity


1. Noun, singular or mass
Each level is made up of both clergy and laity.

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