Synonyms for secular

Synonyms for (noun) secular

Synonyms: layman, layperson, secular

Definition: someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person

Similar words: common man, common person, commoner

Definition: a person who holds no title

Synonyms for (adjective) secular

Synonyms: profane, secular

Definition: not concerned with or devoted to religion

Usage: sacred and profane music; secular drama; secular architecture, children being brought up in an entirely profane environment

Similar words: secular, laic, lay

Definition: characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy

Usage: set his collar in laic rather than clerical position; the lay ministry


Similar words: profanatory

Definition: profaning or tending to desecrate


Synonyms: secular, laic, lay

Definition: characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy

Usage: set his collar in laic rather than clerical position; the lay ministry

Similar words: profane, secular

Definition: not concerned with or devoted to religion

Usage: sacred and profane music; secular drama; secular architecture, children being brought up in an entirely profane environment


Synonyms: secular, worldly, temporal

Definition: characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world

Usage: worldly goods and advancement; temporal possessions of the church

Similar words: economic

Definition: concerned with worldly necessities of life (especially money)

Usage: he wrote the book primarily for economic reasons; gave up the large house for economic reasons; in economic terms they are very privileged


Similar words: material

Definition: concerned with worldly rather than spiritual interests

Usage: material possessions; material wealth; material comforts


Similar words: materialistic, mercenary, worldly-minded

Definition: marked by materialism


Similar words: terrestrial, mundane

Definition: concerned with the world or worldly matters

Usage: mundane affairs; he developed an immense terrestrial practicality