Definitions

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  • n. The quality or state of being secular.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being secular; worldliness; worldly-mindedness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Secular quality, character, or disposition; worldliness; worldly-mindedness.

Etymologies

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secular +‎ -ness

Examples

  • COOPER: Do you think it is that, that freedom, that -- that secularness, that embrace of -- of modernity that, in part, has made Jordan a target?

    CNN Transcript Nov 10, 2005

  • “Such a reference would not take away from the just secularness of the political structures,” the pope said.

    Europe debates role of God in constitution

  • (Even more secular Canada is 1: 574, but that's for the entire country, where, as in Quebec, heritage and religion are tightly linked despite a general secularness (secularity?); Adventist statistics for the British Columbia conference are somewhat better than the nation as a whole.)

    Re-inventing the Adventist Wheel

  • Actually, the best translation of tumah is not either dirty or unclean, it’s something more like: “that which transmits secularness.”

    what is WRONG with me? - Danya Ruttenberg

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