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heathen

adjective  us   /ˈhi·ðən/ disapproving
(used, esp. in the past, of people or their way of life, activities, and ideas) having no religion, or belonging to a religion that is not Christianity, Judaism, or Islam
heathen
noun [C]  us   /ˈhi·ðən/ (plural heathen or heathens)
disapproving Those folks are heathens.
Translations of “heathen”
in Vietnamese người ngoại đạo…
in Spanish pagano…
in Thai คนนอกศาสนา…
in Malaysian orang pagan…
in French païen, ïenne…
in German der Heide/die Heidin…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無宗教信仰的, 異教徒的…
in Indonesian kafir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无宗教信仰的, 异教徒的…
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