Antonyms

1. quasi-religious

adjective. resembling something that is religious.

Antonyms

  • impious

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2. religious

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

Synonyms

  • sacred

Antonyms

  • low
  • subordinate

Etymology

  • relegius (Anglo-Norman)

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)

6. cult

noun. ['ˈkʌlt'] followers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices.

Synonyms

  • Wicca
  • macumba
  • obeah
  • Rastafari
  • religion
  • Rastas
  • Rastafarian
  • obi
  • voodoo
  • organized religion
  • faith

Etymology

  • culte (French)
  • cultus (Latin)

7. cult

noun. ['ˈkʌlt'] an interest followed with exaggerated zeal.

Synonyms

  • fashion
  • fad
  • furor
  • craze
  • furore

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • apophatism
  • doctrine of analogy
  • cataphatism

Etymology

  • culte (French)
  • cultus (Latin)

8. cult

noun. ['ˈkʌlt'] followers of an unorthodox, extremist, or false religion or sect who often live outside of conventional society under the direction of a charismatic leader.

Synonyms

  • religion
  • organized religion
  • cargo cult
  • faith

Etymology

  • culte (French)
  • cultus (Latin)

9. cult

noun. ['ˈkʌlt'] a religion or sect that is generally considered to be unorthodox, extremist, or false.

Synonyms

  • faith
  • religion

Etymology

  • culte (French)
  • cultus (Latin)

10. cult

noun. ['ˈkʌlt'] a system of religious beliefs and rituals.

Synonyms

  • religious cult
  • obeah
  • voodooism
  • religion
  • Rastafarianism
  • vodoun
  • hoodooism
  • obi
  • voodoo
  • religious belief
  • cultus
  • cargo cult
  • faith

Etymology

  • culte (French)
  • cultus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word religious-cult


1. Noun Phrase
The religious culture of the ancient Mediterranean was exceptionally diverse, and some of the beliefs and practices that are today associated primarily with Christianity were, in fact, also present within early Mediterranean religious traditions.

2. Noun Phrase
While theories linking the pork taboo to a religious cult of some kind have been put forward, no solid evidence exists.

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