Antonyms

1. quasi-religious

adjective. resembling something that is religious.

Antonyms

  • impious

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Rhymes with Religious Sect

  • teleconnect
  • overprotect
  • interconnect
  • disrespect
  • reinspect
  • misdirect
  • disinfect
  • disconnect
  • reconnect
  • recollect
  • nondirect
  • interject
  • disaffect
  • suspect
  • subject
  • resurrect
  • respect
  • reflect
  • reelect
  • redirect
  • project
  • neglect
  • intersect
  • inspect
  • indirect
  • incorrect
  • expect
  • deflect
  • confect
  • unchecked

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. sect

noun. ['ˈsɛkt'] a subdivision of a larger religious group.

Synonyms

  • Shiah
  • Quakers
  • Kokka Shinto
  • Vaishnavism
  • religious order
  • High Church
  • High Anglican Church
  • Saktism
  • Zurvanism
  • religion
  • Abecedarian
  • Waldenses
  • Karaites
  • religious sect
  • Haredi
  • Cathars
  • Shua
  • Jainism
  • ISKCON
  • Religious Society of Friends
  • Shakers
  • Shiah Islam
  • Sunni
  • Taoism
  • brethren
  • Vaudois
  • Shivaism
  • Society of Friends
  • order
  • convent
  • monastic order
  • International Society for Krishna Consciousness
  • Amish sect
  • organized religion
  • Kokka
  • Hare Krishna
  • faith
  • Shia
  • Sunni Islam
  • Shaktism
  • Cathari
  • Albigenses
  • Vaisnavism
  • Sivaism
  • Shuha Shinto
  • United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • apophatism
  • doctrine of analogy
  • cataphatism

Etymology

  • secte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • secte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. sect

noun. ['ˈsɛkt'] a dissenting clique.

Synonyms

  • coterie
  • camp
  • old guard
  • pro-choice faction
  • left
  • right
  • right wing
  • splinter group
  • left wing
  • clique
  • inner circle
  • ingroup
  • faction
  • pack

Antonyms

  • downgrade
  • snarl
  • entangle
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • secte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • secte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Sentences with religious-sect


1. Noun Phrase
Attendance at church service was mandatory, meaning Puritanism was forced upon people; no other religious sect or means of worship was tolerated.

2. Noun Phrase
The earliest form of Christianity was considered a Jewish religious sect, and Jesus and his disciples were all Jewish.

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