Definition of unordained in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənôrˈdānd/


Not having been ordained as a priest or minister.
Example sentences
  • On such occasions my unease has been all the more apparent because these unordained ministers do not share it.
  • One unordained woman minister expressed gratitude that she had never been ordained.
  • Unprecedented numbers were joining the ranks of the church's vowed celibates (priests, unordained brothers and nuns) to staff this vast infrastructure.

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Syllabification: un·or·dained

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