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churchless

church·less
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [church-lis]
    • /ˈtʃɜrtʃ lɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [church-lis]
    • /ˈtʃɜrtʃ lɪs/

Definitions of churchless word

  • adjective churchless (of a person) not belonging to a church 3
  • adjective churchless (of a place) not having a church 3
  • adjective churchless not being blessed by a church 3
  • adjective churchless without a church. 1
  • adjective churchless not belonging to or attending any church. 1
  • adjective churchless without church approval or ceremony. 1

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Origin of churchless

First appearance:

before 1635
One of the 43% oldest English words
First recorded in 1635-45; church + -less

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Parts of speech for Churchless

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

churchless popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 50% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 60% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

churchless usage trend in Literature

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