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secular

sec·u·lar

secular

 
pronunciation:
sek y lr
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or concerning the world and material concerns as opposed to religious or spiritual concerns; temporal.
He gave up the priesthood and returned to secular life.
synonyms:
earthly, laic, profane, temporal, worldly
antonyms:
religious, sacred, spiritual
similar words:
carnal, civil, lay, material, mundane, sensual, terrestrial
definition 2: having no religious aspects.
The choir sings both sacred and secular music.
synonyms:
nonreligious
antonyms:
devotional, religious
similar words:
earthly, lay, profane, worldly
 
part of speech: noun
definition: someone who is not a member of the clergy; layman.
synonyms:
laic
antonyms:
religious
derivation: secularly (adv.)