Definition of unchristian in English:

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unchristian

Pronunciation: /ˌənˈkrisCHən/

adjective

1Not professing Christianity or its teachings.
Example sentences
  • There are decidedly unchristian aspects such as reincarnation (of the elves) and the ancestor worship many of the characters indulge in.
  • ‘The church must repudiate once and for all the unchristian formula of male superiority-female inferiority,’ wrote Sheila D. Collins.
  • Given the struggles of parents in a society whose manners and morals are largely unchristian, which was the case in the late fourth century as it is now, this severity seems excessive.
1.1(Of a person or their behavior) unkind, unfair, or morally wrong.
Example sentences
  • When words and processes are misleading, it is neither unchristian nor mean to ask for a higher standard.
  • Are such sentiments substandard, unchristian?

Derivatives

unchristianly

adverb
Example sentences
  • He flayed the killers of the minister stressing further that Ige must not be mourned in an unchristianly manner.
  • I could have sworn you threw me a dirty look as you passed me, which then caused me to act very unchristianly later down the road.
  • But Francine unchristianly snubs viewers on her corner and contemplates the wall.

Words that rhyme with unchristian

Christian

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Syllabification: un·chris·tian

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