from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not in accord with the spirit or principles of Christianity.
- adj. Not Christian.
- adj. Uncivilized; barbaric.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not of the Christian faith.
- adj. Not in accord with Christian principles; without Christian spirit, unbefitting a Christian.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not Christian; not converted to the Christian faith; infidel.
- adj. Contrary to Christianity; not like or becoming a Christian.
- transitive v. To make unchristian.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not Christian; opposed to Christianity or to its spirit; contrary to Christianity or a Christian character.
- Not converted to the Christian faith: as, unchristian nations. Hence Not in accordance with the civilization that Christianity insures; rude; cruel: often used colloquially to signify improper, unusual, and the like.
- To deprive of the constituent qualities of Christianity; make unchristian.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not of a Christian faith
"I think it is you who are at fault," she told him, "when you call unchristian an act which was necessary to secure this child to Christ."
Those that think to excuse themselves in unchristian practices with the Christian name, and sin the more boldly and securely because there is a sin-offering provided, do, in effect, make God's house of prayer a den of thieves, as the priests in Christ's time, Matt. xxi.
"The truth is that the long struggle of survivors to be heard and respected by church authorities has revealed a culture within the Church that many would simply describe as unchristian," Moriarty said in a statement Thursday.
Yet all desire not to be charged with wrong-doing; they would not they should be called unchristian on account of their conduct.
that's kind of a creepy in a way that i can only call unchristian
She scolded me, saying it was "unchristian" to call on Thanksgiving.
Reasonable and responsible people everywhere are STILL waiting for Coren to repent for any number of hateful, vengeful and 'unchristian' positions that he has taken is his acidic column and radio show.
I meant to say this approach was unchristian, meaning self-serving and selfish.
Author of several books on religion with the latest being 'Trading Faith', Hart said celebrating God in non-human forms need not be considered as 'unchristian' as Jesus was represented as a lamb in the Book of Revelation in the Bible.
This prolonged stagnation and petty watchfulness in what Napoleon himself called that 'unchristian' climate, told cruelly on the health of the ship's company.