unchristian


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un·chris·tian

 (ŭn-krĭs′chən)
adj.
Not believing in or conforming to the doctrines of Christianity.

unchristian

(ʌnˈkrɪstʃən)
adj
1. not in accordance with the principles or ethics of Christianity
2. (Other Non-Christian Religions) non-Christian or pagan
unˈchristianly adv

un•chris•tian

(ʌnˈkrɪs tʃən)

adj.
1. not conforming to Christian teaching or principles.
2. not of the Christian religion.
3. uncivilized; unconscionable.
[1545–55]
un•chris′tian•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unchristian - not of a Christian faithunchristian - not of a Christian faith    
christian - following the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ
Translations

unchristian

[ˈʌnˈkrɪstɪən] ADJpoco cristiano, impropio de un cristiano

unchristian

adjunchristlich

unchristian

[ʌnˈkrɪstjən] adjpoco cristiano/a
References in classic literature ?
It's unchristian,' cried Mrs Varden, shaking her head.
It seemed to be against the law of nature, by which everything hath a right to liberty; nay, it is even unchristian, for it is not doing what we would be done by; but if I had imagined Miss Sophia would have been so much concerned at it, I am sure I never would have done it; nay, if I had known what would have happened to the bird itself: for when Master Jones, who climbed up that tree after it, fell into the water, the bird took a second flight, and presently a nasty hawk carried it away.
This wilful world hath not got hold of unchristian Solomon's wisdom yet.
for his unchristian spirit, but he merely explained that there was nothing about Chinamen in the New Testament, and strode away to wreak his displeasure upon his dog, which also, I suppose, the inspired scribes had overlooked.
Not men whose own lives are unchristian, nay, scandalous--not men who themselves use low instruments to carry out their ends--whose profession is a tissue of chicanery-- who have been spending their income on their own sensual enjoyments, while I have been devoting mine to advance the best objects with regard to this life and the next.
To suffer the Jew to pay himself would be dishonest, for it would be cheating my master; and unreasonable, for it were the part of a fool; and unchristian, since it would be plundering a believer to enrich an infidel.
Dismiss from your mind, I implore you, the unworthy and unchristian prejudices of rank.
We are, in that respect, brag as we may of our national virtue, the most unchristian people in the civilized world.
I call that an unchristian spirit now,' said the villain.
To one or two rather officious offers of sympathy, her responses were little short of acrimonious; and, we regret to say, Hepzibah was thrown into a positively unchristian state of mind by the suspicion that one of her customers was drawn to the shop, not by any real need of the article which she pretended to seek, but by a wicked wish to stare at her.
John harboured a spirit of unchristian vindictiveness-- not that he would have injured a hair of my head, if it had been fully in his power to do so.
Of all the unchristian beverages that ever passed my lips, Turkish coffee is the worst.