Irreligious Ir`re*li"gious, a. [L. irreligiosus: cf. F. irr['e]ligieux.] [1913 Webster] 1. Destitute of religion; not controlled by religious motives or principles; ungodly. Cf. {Impious}. [1913 Webster]

Shame and reproach are generally the portion of the impious and irreligious. --South. [1913 Webster]

2. Indicating a lack of religion; profane; wicked; as, irreligious speech. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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