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Heathen vs. Infidel

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  • Heathen (adjective)

    Not adhering to Christian religion; pagan.

  • Heathen (adjective)

    Uncultured; uncivilized; savage, philistine.

  • Heathen (adjective)

    alternative case form of Heathen|nodot=1pertaining or adhering to the Germanic neo-pagan faith Heathenry.

  • Heathen (noun)

    A person who does not follow a Christian religion; a pagan.

  • Heathen (noun)

    An uncultured or uncivilized person, philistine.

  • Heathen (noun)

    alternative case form of Heathen|nodot=1an adherent of the Germanic neo-pagan faith of Heathenry.

  • Infidel (noun)

    One who does not believe in a certain religion.

  • Infidel (noun)

    One who does not believe in a certain principle.

  • Infidel (noun)

    One with no religious beliefs.

Wiktionary
  • Heathen (noun)

    a person who does not belong to a widely held religion (especially one who is not a Christian, Jew, or Muslim) as regarded by those who do

    "a chance of salvation for the heathen"

    "my brother and I were raised, as my grandma puts it, as heathens"

  • Heathen (noun)

    a follower of a polytheistic religion; a pagan.

  • Heathen (noun)

    a person regarded as lacking culture or moral principles

    "eat your chips, you little heathen!"

  • Heathen (adjective)

    relating to heathens

    "heathen practices"

  • Infidel (noun)

    a person who has no religion or whose religion is not that of the majority

    "a crusade against infidels and heretics"

  • Infidel (adjective)

    adhering to a religion other than that of the majority

    "the infidel foe"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Heathen (noun)

    An individual of the pagan or unbelieving nations, or those which worship idols and do not acknowledge the true God; a pagan; an idolater.

  • Heathen (noun)

    An irreligious person.

  • Heathen (adjective)

    Gentile; pagan; as, a heathen author.

  • Heathen (adjective)

    Barbarous; unenlightened; heathenish.

  • Heathen (adjective)

    Irreligious; scoffing.

  • Infidel (adjective)

    Not holding the faith; - applied by Christians to one who does not believe in the inspiration of the Scriptures, and the supernatural origin of Christianity; used by Mohammedans to refer to those who do not believe in Islam.

  • Infidel (noun)

    One who does not believe in the prevailing religious faith; a heathen; a freethinker; - used especially by Christians and Mohammedans.

Webster Dictionary
  • Heathen (noun)

    a person who does not acknowledge your God

  • Heathen (adjective)

    not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam

  • Infidel (noun)

    a person who does not acknowledge your God

Princeton's WordNet

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