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unchristian

Saltos de línea: un|chris¦tian
Pronunciación: /ʌnˈkrɪstʃ(ə)n
 
, -tɪən/

Definición de unchristian en inglés:

adjetivo

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 informal Unkind, unfair, or morally wrong: she was possessed of a very unchristian suspicion about her half sister
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • When words and processes are misleading, it is neither unchristian nor mean to ask for a higher standard.
  • Are such sentiments substandard, unchristian?

Derivados

unchristianly

1
adjetivo& adverbio
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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