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  • Secularity — (adjective form secular) is the state of being separate from religion. [ The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Secularity . ( 1. The condition or quality of being secular. 2. Something secular. )] For instance …   Wikipedia

  • Secularity — Sec u*lar i*ty, n. [Cf.F. s[ e]cularit[ e], LL. saecularitas.] Supreme attention to the things of the present life; worldliness. [1913 Webster] A secularity of character which makes Christianity and its principal doctrines distasteful or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • secularity — [sek΄yə ler′ə tē] n. [ME seculerte < ML saecularitas] 1. the state or quality of being secular 2. SECULARISM 3. pl. secularities a secular concern, matter, etc …   English World dictionary

  • secularity — secular ► ADJECTIVE 1) not religious, sacred, or spiritual. 2) (of clergy) not subject to or bound by religious rule. 3) Astronomy denoting slow changes in the motion of the sun or planets. 4) Economics (of a fluctuation or trend) occurring or… …   English terms dictionary

  • secularity — ˌsekyəˈlarəd.ē, rətē, i also ˈler noun ( es) Etymology: Medieval Latin saecularitat , saecularitas, from Late Latin saecularis secular, worldly, pagan + Latin tat , tas ty more at secular 1. : something secular shunning all secularities on the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • secularity — noun see secular I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • secularity — /sek yeuh lar i tee/, n., pl. secularities. 1. secular views or beliefs; secularism. 2. the state of being devoted to the affairs of the world; worldliness. 3. a secular matter. [1350 1400; ME. See SECULAR, ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • secularity — sec·u·lar·i·ty || ‚sekjÉ™ lærÉ™tɪ / jÊŠ n. belief in the separation of religious and civil affairs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • secularity — n. Worldliness, secularism, secularness, worldly mindedness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • secularity — sec·u·lar·i·ty …   English syllables

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