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secular, layperson, layman
n. someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
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secular, profane
adj. not concerned with or devoted to religion; "sacred and profane music"; "secular drama"; "secular architecture", "children being brought up in an entirely profane environment"
secular
adj. of or relating to clergy not bound by monastic vows; "the secular clergy"
temporal, secular, worldly
adj. characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world; "worldly goods and advancement"; "temporal possessions of the church"
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amateur
n. someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime
sciolist, dilettante, dabbler
n. an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge
newcomer
n. a recent arrival; "he's a newcomer to Boston"
novice, novitiate
n. someone who has entered a religious order but has not taken final vows
prehensile, greedy, grasping, grabby, covetous, avaricious
adj. immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; "they are avaricious and will do anything for money"; "casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields"; "a grasping old miser"; "grasping commercialism"; "greedy for money and power"; "grew richer and greedier"; "prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees"
reprobate, perverted, perverse, depraved
adj. deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good; "depraved criminals"; "a perverted sense of loyalty"; "the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat"
widely distributed, cosmopolitan
adj. growing or occurring in many parts of the world; "a cosmopolitan herb"; "cosmopolitan in distribution"
evil
adj. morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"
earthly
adj. of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven; "earthly beings"; "believed that our earthly life is all that matters"; "earthly love"; "our earthly home"
epicurean, hedonistic, hedonic
adj. devoted to pleasure; "a hedonic thrill"; "lives of unending hedonistic delight"; "epicurean pleasures"
civil
adj. applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military; "civil authorities"
vile, sickening, offensive, loathsome, queasy, noisome, nauseous, nauseating
adj. causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"
irreverent, godless
adj. not revering god
common, coarse
adj. of low or inferior quality or value; "of what coarse metal ye are molded"- Shakespeare; "produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population"
wicked
adj. morally bad in principle or practice
vicious, evil
adj. having the nature of vice
ungodly, sinful, iniquitous
adj. characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin; "iniquitous deeds"; "he said it was sinful to wear lipstick"; "ungodly acts"
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sacrilegious, profane, blasphemous
adj. grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred; "blasphemous rites of a witches' Sabbath"; "profane utterances against the Church"; "it is sacrilegious to enter with shoes on"
profanatory
adj. profaning or tending to desecrate
secularized
adj. made secular
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man of the cloth, reverend, clergyman
n. a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
sermoniser, preacher man, sermonizer, preacher
n. someone whose occupation is preaching the gospel
professional person, professional
n. a person engaged in one of the learned professions
heavenly
adj. of or belonging to heaven or god
supernal, ethereal, celestial
adj. of heaven or the spirit; "celestial peace"; "ethereal melodies"; "the supernal happiness of a quiet death"
holy
adj. belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power
sacred
adj. (often followed by `to') devoted exclusively to a single use or purpose or person; "a fund sacred to charity"; "a morning hour sacred to study"; "a private office sacred to the President"
sacred
adj. (often followed by `to') devoted exclusively to a single use or purpose or person; "a fund sacred to charity"; "a morning hour sacred to study"; "a private office sacred to the President"
spiritual, religious
adj. concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church; "religious texts"; "a member of a religious order"; "lords temporal and spiritual"; "spiritual leaders"; "spiritual songs"
artistic, esthetic, aesthetic
adj. aesthetically pleasing; "an artistic flower arrangement"
unworldly
adj. not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations; "was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards"- Sheldon Cheney
unearthly, spiritual
adj. concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul; "a spiritual approach to life"; "spiritual fulfillment"; "spiritual values"; "unearthly love"
ecclesiastic, ecclesiastical
adj. of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church); "ecclesiastic history"
religious
adj. of or relating to clergy bound by monastic vows; "the religious or regular clergy conducts the service"
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