Definitions

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  • adjective Opposed to religion.

Etymologies

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anti- +‎ religious

Examples

  • In round numbers, as Figure 13.13 shows, about two thirds of churchgoers who came of age before 1945 rejected free expression for antireligious views, whereas about two thirds of churchgoers who came of age after 1965 tolerate such views.

    American Grace

  • Figures 13.11 and 13.12 display the trends in support for the civil liberties of antireligious and pro-gay advocates between 1972 and 2008 by religious and secular Americans.

    American Grace

  • On the contrary, this growth of tolerance for the rights of gays and antireligious viewpoints has actually been slightly greater among religious Americans than among secular Americans.

    American Grace

  • We largely follow the influential Hout-Fischer interpretation of the rise of the nones, except that while they emphasize political ideology as the source of the antireligious backlash, we also consider moral and social beliefs part of the mix.

    American Grace

  • Not surprisingly, the movie was darker and edgier than the television series, with an antireligious agenda about as subtle as a mankini.

    Miles to Go

  • And if the current resurgence of religion on college campuses collides with persistently antireligious models of university life, might a collision or an explosion of some sort be inevitable?

    Elaine Howard Ecklund, Ph.D.: Why University Scientists Do Not Discuss Religion

  • He tried to recall the State’s many antireligious phrases.

    Excerpt: The Secret Speech by Tom Rob Smith

  • And if the current resurgence of religion on college campuses collides with persistently antireligious models of university life, might a collision or an explosion of some sort be inevitable?

    Elaine Howard Ecklund, Ph.D.: Why University Scientists Do Not Discuss Religion

  • Sure, it had its privileges — such as the opportunity to debate religion at the National Theatre with the antireligious fantasy author Philip Pullman.

    The Velvet Reformation

  • Sure, it had its privileges — such as the opportunity to debate religion at the National Theatre with the antireligious fantasy author Philip Pullman.

    The Velvet Reformation

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