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- adj. Not priestly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Unsuitable to or unbecoming a priest.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not priestly; unbefitting a priest
Scandalized by the riches of the higher clergy, by the sight of so many priests living unpriestly lives, they formed themselves into a little Protestant community before the time of Protestantism was yet come.
Higher orders were expressed by moving the hands up and down the body—with a rather unpriestly image to represent 90,000: “grasp your loins with the left hand, the thumb towards the genitals,” Bede wrote.
This Catholic priest with a large TV following was seen being, well, unpriestly, with a young woman on a beach.
The tall man made her an elegant bow, a most unpriestly gesture, Isabel thought.
Cork could also hear Father Kelsey mumble and groan and occasionally toss in an unpriestly expletive.
Instead of worrying about my husband's unpriestly obsessions, I should have been hoping it would sustain him longer than Walter's study group.
The two assistants scrambled to prop it back up again, one of them swearing with a most unpriestly set of oaths and tone to his voice.
This came from a male rebel, gray at the temples and wearing the brown robe of a disciple of Ulla, cinched now at the waist with an unpriestly sword-belt.
 Father Coughlin was finally reprimanded by the Vatican for his unpriestly attacks upon the President.
How could the Church keep itself unspotted from the world when its highest officers were chosen by laymen and were compelled to perform unpriestly duties?
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