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Secularist   /sˈɛkjələrɪst/   Listen
Secularist

noun
1.
An advocate of secularism; someone who believes that religion should be excluded from government and education.






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"Secularist" Quotes from Famous Books



... social reformer on secularist lines, born in London; had a chequered career; had for associate in the advocacy of his views Mrs. Annie Besant; elected M.P. for Northampton thrice over, but not allowed to sit till he took the ...
— The Nuttall Encyclopaedia - Being a Concise and Comprehensive Dictionary of General Knowledge • Edited by Rev. James Wood

... come to be a centre of active, nay, brutal, opposition to the Church and faith which had originally fostered it. In organic connection with it was a large debating hall, in which the most notorious secularist lecturers held forth every Sunday evening; and next door to it, under its shadow and patronage, was a little dingy shop filled to overflowing with the coarsest free-thinking publications, Colonel Ingersoll's books occupying ...
— Robert Elsmere • Mrs. Humphry Ward



Words linked to "Secularist" :   exponent, secularism, proponent, advocator, advocate



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