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Meaning of word secular from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

secular   noun

Meaning : Someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person.

Synonyms : layman, layperson

A member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church.

clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend

secular   adjective

Meaning : Of or relating to the doctrine that rejects religion and religious considerations.

Meaning : Characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world.

Example : Worldly goods and advancement.
Temporal possessions of the church.

Synonyms : temporal, worldly

Not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations.

Was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards.

Meaning : Not concerned with or devoted to religion.

Example : Sacred and profane music.
Secular drama.
Secular architecture.
Children being brought up in an entirely profane environment.

Synonyms : profane

Concerned with religion or religious purposes.

Sacred texts.
Sacred rites.
Sacred music.

Meaning : Of or relating to clergy not bound by monastic vows.

Example : The secular clergy.

Of or relating to clergy bound by monastic vows.

The religious or regular clergy conducts the service.

Meaning : Characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy.

Example : Set his collar in laic rather than clerical position.
The lay ministry.

Synonyms : laic, lay


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