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Meaning of "secularity" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SECULARITY

secularity  [ˌsɛkjʊˈlærɪtɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SECULARITY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Secularity is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SECULARITY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

secularity

Secularity

Secularity is the state of being separate from religion, or not being exclusively allied with or against any particular religion. For instance, eating and bathing may be regarded as examples of secular activities, because there may not be anything inherently religious about them. Nevertheless, both eating and bathing are regarded as sacraments in some religious traditions, and therefore would be religious activities in those world views. Saying a prayer derived from religious text or doctrine, worshipping through the context of a religion, and attending a religious school are examples of religious activities. A related term, secularism, is the principle that government institutions and their representatives should remain separate from religious institutions, their beliefs, and their dignitaries. Most businesses and corporations, and some governments, are secular organizations. All of the state universities in the United States are secular organizations while some private universities are connected with the Christian or Jewish religions.

Definition of secularity in the English dictionary

The first definition of secularity in the dictionary is the state or condition of being secular. Other definition of secularity is interest in or adherence to secular things. Secularity is also a secular concern or matter.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SECULARITY


angularity
ˌæŋɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
bipolarity
ˌbaɪpəʊˈlærɪtɪ
capillarity
ˌkæpɪˈlærɪtɪ
cellularity
ˌseljʊˈlærɪtɪ
circularity
ˌsɜːkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
dissimilarity
ˌdɪsɪmɪˈlærɪtɪ
granularity
ˌɡrænjʊˈlærɪtɪ
hilarity
hɪˈlærɪtɪ
insularity
ˌɪnsjʊˈlærɪtɪ
irregularity
ɪˌrɛɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
jocularity
ˌdʒɒkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
modularity
ˌmɒdjʊˈlærɪtɪ
molarity
mɒˈlærɪtɪ
muscularity
ˌmʌskjʊˈlærɪtɪ
particularity
pəˌtɪkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
polarity
pəʊˈlærɪtɪ
popularity
ˌpɒpjʊˈlærɪtɪ
regularity
ˌrɛɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
singularity
ˌsɪŋɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
vascularity
ˌvæskjʊˈlærɪtɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SECULARITY

secular
secularisation
secularise
seculariser
secularism
secularist
secularistic
secularities
secularization
secularize
secularized
secularizer
secularly
seculum
secund
Secunderabad
secundine
secundines
secundly
secundogeniture

WORDS THAT END LIKE SECULARITY

authority
charity
clarity
collinearity
complementarity
disparity
familiarity
interdisciplinarity
linearity
multicollinearity
nonlinearity
osmolarity
parity
peculiarity
planarity
rarity
registered charity
similarity
solidarity
unfamiliarity
vulgarity

Synonyms and antonyms of secularity in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «secularity» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SECULARITY

Find out the translation of secularity to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of secularity from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «secularity» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

世俗
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

laicidad
570 millions of speakers

English

secularity
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

secularity
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العلمانية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

светскость
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

laicidade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ধর্মনিরপেক্ষতার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sécularisation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sekular
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Säkularität
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

世俗主義
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

세 속성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sekularitas
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thế tục
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சமயச் சார்பின்மை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निधर्मीपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

laiklik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

laicità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

świeckość
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

світськість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

laicitate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κοσμικότητα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

secularisatie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

konfessionsfriheten
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sekularitet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of secularity

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SECULARITY»

The term «secularity» is normally little used and occupies the 109.460 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SECULARITY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «secularity» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «secularity» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about secularity

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SECULARITY»

Discover the use of secularity in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to secularity and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Atheism and Secularity [2 volumes]
The second volume looks at atheism and secularity around the world, exploring the lives of non-religious people in North America, Japan, China, India, Europe, the Arab World, and other locations.
Phil Zuckerman, 2009
2
Arts of Wonder: Enchanting Secularity - Walter De Maria, ...
What might be thought of as religious longings, he argues, are crucial aspects of enchanting secularity when developed through encounters with these works of art.
Jeffrey L. Kosky, 2012
3
The Church and Secularity: Two Stories of Liberal Society
The Church and Secularity argues that the Church can serve liberal societies in a positive way and that its own social identity, rooted in Eucharistic communities, must be bound up with the struggle for human rights and resistance to the ...
Robert Gascoigne, 2009
4
On Diaspora: Christianity, Religion, and Secularity
In On Diaspora, Daniel Barber provides an intervention into this debate by arguing that a theory of secularism cannot be divorced from theories of religion, Christianity, and even being.
Daniel Colucciello Barber, 2011
5
Jewish Secularity: The Search for Roots and the Challenges ...
What are its roots? This insightful book provides an overview of a profound development in the evolving history of Jewish life in America.
David M. Gordis, Zachary I. Heller, 2012
6
Displacing Christian Origins: Philosophy, Secularity, and ...
Blanton Ward traces the current critical engagement of Agamben, Derrida and Zizek, among others, back to the 19th and early 20th century philosophers of early Christianity.
Ward Blanton, 2007
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Religion and Secularity: Transformations and Transfers of ...
Religion and Secularity assembles studies on the concept of „secularity“ in various cultures, thereby tracing the entangled history of the modern re-configuration of the religious field across the Eurasion continent.
‎2013
8
After Modernity?: Secularity, Globalization, and the ...
Examines connections between globalization, secularization, and capitalism and the responses of religion to globalization. This book is refreshingly different. "-William T. Cavanaugh"
James K. A. Smith, 2008
9
Religion in Postmodern Science Fiction: A Case Study in ...
Further, this work argues that the secular concepts common to postmodern science fiction can be considered a key expression of secular subjectivity as it undergoes new challenges to its legitimacy.
Christopher J. Pizzino, 2008
10
Sanctity and secularity during the modernist period: six ...
Edition bilingue anglais - français
Lawrence F. Barmann, C. J. T. Talar, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SECULARITY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term secularity is used in the context of the following news items.
1
French minister warns of 'militant secularity'
France's education minister on Monday warned against "militant secularity" in a country where a long-standing ban on veils, Jewish kippahs and other religious ... «The Local.fr, Jun 15»
2
France warns against 'militant secularity'
France's education minister has warned against "militant secularity" in a country where a long-standing ban on Islamic headscarves, Jewish kippahs and other ... «Aljazeera.com, Jun 15»
3
Does a long, black skirt flout French secularity?
Or is that pushing France's strict secularity laws a little too far? ... this separation, the government brought in a controversial secularity law that banned students ... «The Daily Star, Apr 15»
4
Does a long, black skirt flout France's treasured secularity?
Or is that pushing France's strict secularity laws a little too far? The outrage over the case of a Muslim girl who was twice banned from class for wearing the ... «Business Insider, Apr 15»
5
Paris Métro's latest ad campaign derailed by 110-year-old French …
Since the wave of jihadist attacks in Paris in January – and above all since the far-right Front National hijacked “secularity” from the left – politicians and officials ... «The Independent, Apr 15»
6
Paris subway firm under fire over 'Christian' ad censorship
The firm operating the Paris subway has come under fire for apparently pushing France's beloved secularity too far with its refusal to display an ad with the ... «i24news, Apr 15»
7
Hugh Mensch: Secularity has benefits
In his Feb. 8 column “Building better secularists” David Brooks identified some of the difficulties in being secular, such as the lack of inherited religious creeds ... «News & Observer, Feb 15»
8
France plans civility lessons and 'secularity day' after Paris attacks
The government announced new measures including a “day of secularity” after concerns were raised that some children – notably those from migrant ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»
9
France unveils secularity measures for schools - video
France's prime minister says the French school system is at the front line of ensuring that the republic's values of secularism, solidarity and tolerance reach all ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»
10
Mayanthi Fernando
It also examines how the institutions, political and legal practices, and dominant discourses that comprise French secularity govern--and profoundly ... «The Conversation US, Jan 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Secularity [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/secularity>. Aug 2020 ».
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