Definition of Heathenish. Meaning of Heathenish. Synonyms of Heathenish

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Definition of Heathenish

Heathenish
Heathenish Hea"then*ish, a. [AS. h[=ae][eth]enisc.] 1. Of or pertaining to the heathen; resembling or characteristic of heathens. ``Worse than heathenish crimes.' --Milton. 2. Rude; uncivilized; savage; cruel. --South. 3. Irreligious; as, a heathenish way of living.

Meaning of Heathenish from wikipedia

- Irenaeus, wrote, 'This censure of images as a Gnostic peculiarity, and as a heathenish corruption, should be noted'. Footnote 300 on Contr. Her. .I.XXV.6. ANF...
- John Greenleaf Whittier detested what he deemed to be the "wicked" and "heathenish" message of Walden, claiming that T****au wanted man to "lower himself...
- widespread convictions. Monarchy, he said, was preposterous and it had a heathenish origin. It was an institution of the devil. Paine pointed to the Old Testament...
- including unique sword dances and particular baked goods ("pastry of heathenish form"). In addition, Grimm weighed a potential connection to the Slavic...
- whole terminology of eschatology presupposes it. Cremation is purely heathenish. It was the main practice among pagan Gr****s and Romans. The majority...
- Irenaeus, wrote, 'This censure of images as a Gnostic peculiarity, and as a heathenish corruption, should be noted'. Footnote 300 on Contr. Her. .I.XXV.6. ANF...
- guitar one whack and gave out with this unearthly yell and sang some heathenish sort of thing, and Oscar and I looked at each other and said, "Well, that's...
- He said: "T****au's Walden is a capital reading, but very wicked and heathenish ... After all, for me, I prefer walking on two legs". Author Edward Abbey...
- rules specifically targeted tribal religious practices which it called "heathenish rites" and the commissioner urged courts to "destroy the tribal relations...
- the arts of the conjurer to prevent the Indians from abandoning their heathenish rites and customs." The penalties prescribed for violations ranged from...
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