quasi-religious


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Adj.1.quasi-religious - resembling something that is religious
sacred - concerned with religion or religious purposes; "sacred texts"; "sacred rites"; "sacred music"
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After all, not even the actual Virgin Birth was anticipated with the kind of quasi-religious fervour reserved for this maudlin triumph of style over substance.
Ryu was a chairwoman of the Chondoist Chongu Party, a quasi-religious utopian peasant movement that has co-existed in an uneasy alliance with the ruling Workers' Party since World War II.
The Seattle Symphony under its Music Director Ludovic Morlot delivers impressive performances of these two quasi-religious works by the devout French master Olivier Messiaen, both to texts penned by the composer.
To many of the franchise's ardent fans, this is an event of quasi-religious significance.
MOBS have rampaged across an Indian town, leaving 28 people dead and buildings in flames, after a court declared a quasi-religious sect leader guilty of raping two of his followers, according to officials.
Greco-Roman philosophy functioned as a quasi-religious outlook for many, and played a decisive role in the evolution of religion in the classical and Hellenistic period.
Out goes the agitated disco and punk funk that made them Indie cult heroes and in comes a smooth electronica with quasi-religious reflections.
In the case of the Humanist, with ceaseless hostility toward humanism and secularism on the part of the quasi-religious right in the United States, that is quite an accomplishment
But there also seems to be a quasi-religious association here - with the focus more on mindfulness than a deity, perhaps.
Blumenfeld-Kosinski explores the life and experiences of French visionary Ermine (1347-96) by looking at her world in Reims during the turmoil of the great schism in the church, the state of her widowhood, the economic constraints she experienced, and her status as a member of one of the different groups of quasi-religious women.
Said to have a special magic, a quasi-religious aura and an atmosphere all its own, it is alleged to have been visited by Joseph of Arimathea who left behind the famous Glastonbury thorn.
She learns that the murders have a quasi-religious theme, linked to a sacred prayer of ressurection that's been missing for 1,500 years.