Share this entry

Share this page

nonspiritual

Syllabification: non·spir·it·u·al
Pronunciation: /ˌnänˈspiriCHo͞o(ə)l
 
/

Definition of nonspiritual in English:

adjective

Not associated with or interested in religious or spiritual matters: nonspiritual pursuits for a man who claimed that he was nonspiritual, he was very interested in the world of consciousness
More example sentences
  • If I am "spiritual but not religious," can I face a decidedly non-spiritual world with the virtues that attracted me to spiritual life to begin with?
  • Agnostic and "non-spiritual" students are often ambivalent towards their own status, having learned that it is better not to cause waves than to openly "choose a side."
  • A variety of businesses catered to the nonspiritual needs of the vast numbers of pilgrims swarming to Ise.

Definition of nonspiritual in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day jaunt
Pronunciation: dʒɔːnt
noun
a short excursion or journey made for pleasure