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anti-ecclesiastical

an·ti-ec·cle·si·as·ti·cal
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [an-tahy, an-tee ih-klee-zee-as-ti-kuh l]
    • /ˈæn taɪ, ˈæn ti ɪˌkli ziˈæs tɪ kəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [an-tahy, an-tee ih-klee-zee-as-ti-kuh l]
    • /ˈæn taɪ, ˈæn ti ɪˌkli ziˈæs tɪ kəl/

Definition of anti-ecclesiastical word

  • adjective anti-ecclesiastical of or relating to the church or the clergy; churchly; clerical; not secular. 1

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Origin of anti-ecclesiastical

First appearance:

before 1375
One of the 22% oldest English words
late Middle English word dating back to 1375-1425; See origin at Ecclesiastes, -ical

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Parts of speech for Anti-ecclesiastical

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

anti-ecclesiastical popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 82% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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