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pa·gan

 (pā′gən)
n.
1. An adherent of a polytheistic religion in antiquity, especially when viewed in contrast to an adherent of a monotheistic religion.
2. A Neopagan.
3. Offensive
a. One who has no religion.
b. An adherent of a religion other than Judaism, Christianity, or Islam.
4. A hedonist.

[Middle English, from Late Latin pāgānus, from Latin, country-dweller, civilian, from pāgus, country, rural district; see pag- in Indo-European roots.]

pa′gan adj.
pa′gan·dom (-dəm) n.
pa′gan·ism n.

pagan

(ˈpeɪɡən)
n
1. (Theology) a member of a group professing a polytheistic religion or any religion other than Christianity, Judaism, or Islam
2. a person without any religion; heathen
adj
3. (Theology) of or relating to pagans or their faith or worship
4. heathen; irreligious
[C14: from Church Latin pāgānus civilian (hence, not a soldier of Christ), from Latin: countryman, villager, from pāgus village]
ˈpagandom n
ˈpaganish adj
ˈpaganism n
ˈpaganist adj, n
ˌpaganˈistic adj
ˌpaganˈistically adv

pa•gan

(ˈpeɪ gən)

n.
1. one of a people or community observing a polytheistic religion, as the ancient Romans and Greeks.
2. a person who is not a Christian, Jew, or Muslim; heathen.
3. an irreligious or hedonistic person.
adj.
4. of or pertaining to pagans or their religion.
5. irreligious or hedonistic.
[1325–75; Middle English < Medieval Latin, Late Latin pāgānus worshiper of false gods, orig. civilian (i.e., not a soldier of Christ), Latin: peasant, n. use of pāgānus rural, civilian, derivative of pāgus village, rural district; see -an1]
pa′gan•ish, adj.
pa′gan•ism, n.
pa′gan•dom, n.
syn: See heathen.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pagan - a person who does not acknowledge your godpagan - a person who does not acknowledge your god
nonreligious person - a person who does not manifest devotion to a deity
paynim - a heathen; a person who is not a Christian (especially a Muslim)
idol worshiper, idolater, idoliser, idolizer - a person who worships idols
2.pagan - a person who follows a polytheistic or pre-Christian religion (not a Christian or Muslim or Jew)
religious person - a person who manifests devotion to a deity
Wiccan, witch - a believer in Wicca
3.pagan - someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures
sensualist - a person who enjoys sensuality
Corinthian, man-about-town, playboy - a man devoted to the pursuit of pleasure
Adj.1.pagan - not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam
irreligious - hostile or indifferent to religion

pagan

adjective
1. heathen, infidel, irreligious, polytheistic, idolatrous, heathenish Britain's ancient pagan heritage
noun
1. heathen, infidel, unbeliever, polytheist, idolater He has been a practising pagan for years.
Translations
عابِد الأوثانوَثَني
pohan
hedenskhedning
pakanapakanallinenuuspakana
istentelenpogány
heiîingi; trúleysingiheiîinn
pagoniųpagonybėstabmeldys

pagan

[ˈpeɪgən]
A. ADJpagano
B. Npagano/a m/f

pagan

[ˈpeɪgən]
adj [gods, religion, traditions, beliefs] → païen(ne)
npaïen(ne) m/f

pagan

adjheidnisch
nHeide m, → Heidin f

pagan

[ˈpeɪgən] adj & npagano/a

pagan

(ˈpeigən) adjective
not belonging to any of the major world religions. pagan tribes; pagan gods.
noun
a person who does not belong to any of the major world religions.
ˈpaganism noun
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