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1. religious

adjective. ['rɪˈlɪdʒəs, riːˈlɪdʒəs'] concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church.

Synonyms

  • sacred

Antonyms

  • low
  • subordinate

Etymology

  • relegius (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Religious

  • prestigious
  • prodigious
  • litigious

Example sentences of the word religious


1. Adjective
One religious influence still exists in Muay Thai is the use of Prajioud armbands.

Quotes containing the word religious


1. In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.
- Richard M. Nixon

2. Art and Religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy. Between aesthetic and religious rapture there is a family alliance. Art and Religion are means to similar states of mind.
- Clive Bell

3. Religious humor is not really my area, so I probably wouldn't do anything about that, or politics or something.
- Chris Lilley

2. quasi-religious

adjective. resembling something that is religious.

Antonyms

  • impious

3. religious

adjective. ['rɪˈlɪdʒəs, riːˈlɪdʒəs'] having or showing belief in and reverence for a deity.

Synonyms

  • devout
  • pious
  • churchly
  • interfaith
  • churchgoing

Antonyms

  • irreligious
  • worldly
  • worst
  • inferior

Etymology

  • relegius (Anglo-Norman)

4. religious

noun. ['rɪˈlɪdʒəs, riːˈlɪdʒəs'] a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience.

Synonyms

  • monastic
  • nun
  • friar
  • Benedictine
  • monk
  • cenobite
  • superior
  • Jesuit
  • votary
  • eremite
  • coenobite
  • mendicant

Antonyms

  • eremite
  • cenobite
  • subscript
  • junior

Etymology

  • relegius (Anglo-Norman)

5. religious

adjective. ['rɪˈlɪdʒəs, riːˈlɪdʒəs'] extremely scrupulous and conscientious.

Antonyms

  • follower

Etymology

  • relegius (Anglo-Norman)
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