- un- + churchly (Wiktionary)
“As it was utterly impossible to move the house back up the hill again, the surprised hill residents could only vent their rage in unchurchly language.”
“This shows us where the parent stands, viz., in an unchurchly state, and radical to the very core.”
“As for Mr. Calvert, in spite of Mr. Morris's predilections, he was of the opinion that of the two -- the unchurchly bishop and the pretty intrigante -- Monsieur de Talleyrand was the more admirable character.”
“On the great massive towers of Laon's cathedral is to be seen a most curious and unchurchly symbolism in the shape of great stone effigies of oxen, pointing north, east, south, and west.”
“Naturally, views would be divergent; naturally, the Church atmosphere would be impregnated with suspicion, fear, unchurchly feelings, and unwarranted prejudices.”
“He started no world - religion; founded no church -- not even such a quite unchurchly church as that which came to exist on the teachings of Confucius.”
“The snore broke off in the middle and with a sharp and most unchurchly ejaculation, as if the snorer had been awakened suddenly and painfully.”
“That it has always done the reverse is Christianity's fundamental defect, and its chief absurdity in this day when the popular unchurchly conception of God has come to be one of some dignity.”
“Marshal, would walk in the sight of the world with staid step, clothed in gray, his hood concealing his fierce, unchurchly eyes; by night, inside the crocodile skin, he visited what places he chose, unhindered by the terrified dwellers, and after him came his followers of the”
“I was struck by the shrewd concessions with which the speaker defined personal purity and the various false conceptions of it that pass current; abandoning the entrenched hills, so to speak, of his church's traditional rigor and of many conventional rules, and drawing after him into the unfortified plain his least persuadable hearers of whatever churchly or unchurchly prejudice, to surround them finally at one wide sweep and receive their unconditional surrender.”
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