Definition of unchristian in English:

unchristian

Line breaks: un|chris¦tian
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈkrɪstʃ(ə)n
 
, -tɪən/

adjective

  • 1Not professing Christianity or its teachings.
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    • 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
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    • 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

adjective & adverb
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  • 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.

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