Definitions

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  • adv. In an unchristian way.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Unchristian.
  • adv. In an unchristian manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Contrary to the laws or principles of Christianity; unbecoming to Christians.
  • In an unchristian manner; in a manner contrary to Christian principles.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not becoming to or like a Christian

Etymologies

unchristian +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The suggested Bruderschaft has been notably lacking for most of the last two millennia for that matter the Christians have often treated each other most unchristianly.

    Precision in generalizations

  • They have never meant these women any ill -- they would not harm them for the world -- but they are conscious of a selfish and most unchristianly pleasure in these conquests of female natures -- these parlor triumphs, God forgive them!

    Lessons in Life A Series of Familiar Essays

  • I had a welcome minute in which to contemplate the victims of my prowess and to exult unchristianly in their scars.

    The Firefly of France

  • I must say to you that it is unchristianly arrogance.

    1492,

  • Two years have failed to restore lost confidence in such vile, unchristianly emissaries.

    Africa and African Methodism.

  • Such teaching is very unchristianly, but very peculiar to white Americans especially.

    Africa and African Methodism.

  • And who can tell but that his utterance thus unchristianly proclaimed did not help to sway the minds of the

    The Master-Christian

  • He spelt the puckers of her forehead to mean that she feared he might be speaking unchristianly.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • Thus the name of the dead, which should be sacred and reverenced, but always spared, is unchristianly, inhumanly torn and traduced: the poor father, in the mean time, as it were, suffering in his son, and in a manner being executed in effigie; and the afflicted son having this further load added to his affliction, to hear the defaming of his deceased father.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. VI.

  • If any childe or children above sixteene yeares old, and of suffitient understanding, shall curse or smite their naturall father or mother, hee or they shall bee _put to death_; unless it can be sufficiently testified that the parents have been very unchristianly negligent in the education of such children, or so provoke them by extreme and cruell correction that they have been forced thereunto to preserve themselves from death, maiming.

    Diary in America, Series One

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