Other Words for Pagan

Pagan Noun Synonyms
heathen, infidel, idolatrous, polytheistic, heathenish, Gentile
Many churchmen condemned Renaissance scholars for their interest in pagan and pre-Christian writers.

Pagan Verb Synonyms
heathen, unbeliever, idolater, polytheist, infidel, Gentile
He joined the religion of the pagans and worshipped the golden calf.


Entertainment / Literature / Propaganda: In its original use, the term referred to a committee of cardinals the Roman Catholic church founded in 1622 (the Congregatio de propaganda fide). This group established specific educational materials MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Homily: A sermon, or a short, exhortatory work to be read before a group of listeners in order to instruct them spiritually or morally. Examples include Saint Augustine's sermons during the patristic period o MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Luddite: The Luddites of the early 1800s were part of an anti-technological, anti-industrial grassroots movement in Britain. They protested specifically the introduction of textile machines as a threat to thei MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Beot: (Anglo-Saxonvow, becomes Modern English 'boast'): A ritualized boast or vow made publicly by Anglo-Saxon warriors known as thegns before the hlaford in a mead-hall the night before a military engageme MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Fili: A class of learned Irish poet in pre-Christian and early Christian Ireland. Legally, a fili had similar status to a Christian bishop, and in pagan times, the fili carried out some spells and divinatio MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Vita: The word vita has two common meanings in English scholarship. First, for medievalists, a vita is a medieval literary genre, one commonly called 'a saint's life' or a 'hagiography.' The saint's life is MORE