Religious synonyms

rĭ-lĭj'əs
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Pertaining to or relating to the church, its government, forms, or ceremonies; ecclesiastical.
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The definition of theological is something related to the study of religion.
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Of or relating to theism
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Showing or caused by reverence
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(Obs.) Full of faith, esp. religious faith
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Adhering to a religion
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Pertaining to the Evangelical school.
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The definition of sacred is something related to religion or something treated with great respect.
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Conforming to standards of what is right or just in behavior; virtuous:
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The definition of ecclesiastical is something derived from or related to the Christian church.
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The definition of clerical is something related to performing routine work in an office or something related to clergy (priests).
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(Religion) In conformity with canon law.
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Using or used in liturgy.
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Of or relating to deism.
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The definition of monotheistic is something that relates to the belief that there is only one God.
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Of or relating to polytheism
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Of or relating to pantheism.
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Characterized by belief in the divine authority of the priesthood
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Of or relating to priests; order of the priests; high religious position
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Pompously dogmatic or self-important; pretentious.
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(Law) Of, relating to, or being a mandatory act or duty admitting of no personal discretion or judgment in its performance.
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Devoted to a religion or to the fulfillment of religious obligations:
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Sacred, as distinguished from secular or profane
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Having great reverence for God; pious.
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Making a show of being morally better than others, especially hypocritically pious.
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Pertaining to pietism, especially that associated with Luther and his followers; excessively pious.
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Acting with obedience to rules established by a deity out of fear of the power of that deity.
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Of or pertaining to Orthodox Judaism.
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Precise in observance of legal or religious requirements; strict; overscrupulous; rigid; "” often used by way of reproach or contempt.
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Adhering to a religion
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Having or showing keen perceptiveness; perceptive:
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Actively engaged in a profession.
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Alternative form of churchgoing.
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Of or relating to evangelical Christianity:
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Pertaining to revivals.
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Not of this world; spiritual or supernatural:
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The definition of methodical is a person who pays very careful attention to detail and who does things in a precise manner or following a procedure.
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Of, characterized by, or attentive to tiny details; exact; precise
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Absolute; utter:
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Not specifically religious.
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Of, relating to, or devoted to the material world, especially in contrast to spiritual concerns.
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Worldly
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Of or relating to atheists or atheism
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Relating to or being an agnostic.
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Not a believer; in particular, not a member of a specific religious group
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The definition of Christian is something related to the teachings of Jesus Christ or related to the practice of following Jesus Christ.
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(Slang) Used as an intensifier in various interjections.
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Protective; solicitous:
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Thorough, careful, or vigilant; implies a desire to do a task well.
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(Usually religious) Of or pertaining to devotion or worship.
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Having to do with ethics or morality; of or conforming to moral standards
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Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate:
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Acting in a just, upright manner; doing what is right; virtuous
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The definition of scrupulous is someone who is detailed and precise, or someone who is aware of the right thing to do.
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Having a strong or substantial construction or constitution:
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Carefully maintained or observed:
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Having no relation to religion; nonreligious.
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Not godly or religious; impious
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Hasty, careless, impetuous, etc.
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Requiring little or no effort.
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The definition of indolent is lazy or disinterested in working, or inactive or painless.
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Showing a lack of consideration:
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Not detailed.
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conscientious, scrupulous
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Lacking proper respect or seriousness; sarcastic.
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Given to frequent praying; devout
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Of, relating to, resembling, or befitting a saint.
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Divine means relating to God or extremely good.
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Having to do with organized Christian worship
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(Christianity) Controlled and inspired by the Holy Spirit; pure; holy.
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Deeply concerned with God and the beliefs and practice of religion
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Of or relating to a deity.
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Fanatical.
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Synonym Study

  • Sanctimonious in current usage implies a hypocritical pretense of piety or devoutness and often connotes smugness or haughtiness his sanctimonious disapproval of dancing
  • Pious suggests scrupulous adherence to the forms of one's religion but may, in derogatory usage, connote hypocrisy the pious burghers who defraud their tenants
  • Devout implies sincere, worshipful devotion to one's faith or religion
  • Religious stresses faith in a particular religion and constant adherence to its tenets to lead a religious life
Find another word for religious. In this page you can discover 78 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for religious, like: churchly, theological, theistic, reverential, faithful, spiritual-minded, evangelistic, sacred, moral, ecclesiastical and clerical.