• (British) IPA: /ʌnˈkɹɪstʃən/, /ʌnˈkɹɪstɪən/
  • (America) IPA: /ʌnˈkɹɪstʃən/, /ʌnˈkɹɪst͡ʃən/


  1. Not of the Christian faith.
  2. Not in accord with Christian principles; without Christian spirit; unbefitting a Christian.
    • 2009, Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity, Penguin 2010, p. 215:
      Arius […] eventually died obscurely, reputedly as the result of an acute attack of dysentery in a latrine in Constantinople, which circumstance afforded his enemies some unchristian pleasure, and was eventually commemorated with exemplary lack of charity in the Orthodox liturgy.
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