What does apostasy mean?

apostasy meaning in General Dictionary

An abandonment of just what one has voluntarily professed an overall total desertion of deviation from ones faith maxims or celebration esp the renunciation of a religious belief as Julians apostasy from Christianity

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  • hawaii of having refused your religious opinions or your governmental party or an underlying cause (usually and only opposing values or reasons)
  • the work of leaving a party for cause
  • An abandonment of exactly what one has voluntarily professed; a total desertion of departure from's faith, axioms, or celebration; esp., the renunciation of a religious faith; as, Julian's apostasy from Christianity.

apostasy meaning in Urban Dictionary

The action of leaving a celebration or getting treated through the aftereffect of a religion virus, or a similar form of brainwashing.See in addition apostate


apostasy meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., "renunciation, abandonment or neglect of well-known faith," from Latin apostasia, from later on Greek apostasia, from apostasis "revolt, defection," literally "a standing off" (see apostate). General (non-religious) sense is attested from 1570s.


apostasy meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An abandonment of exactly what you've got voluntarily professed; a total desertion of departure from a single's trust, concepts, or celebration; esp., the renunciation of a religious belief; as, Julian's apostasy from Christianity.


Sentence Examples with the word apostasy

The exiles: as patriot and ethical teacher he deplored alike the political blindness of the Jerusalem government (King Zedekiah revolted in 588) and the immorality and religious superficiality and apostasy of the people.

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