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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Heathenish  \Hea"then*ish\,  a.  [AS.  h[=ae][eth]enisc.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  heathen;  resembling  or 
  characteristic  of  heathens.  ``Worse  than  heathenish 
  crimes.''  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Rude;  uncivilized;  savage;  cruel.  --South. 
 
  3.  Irreligious;  as  a  heathenish  way  of  living. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  heathenish 
  adj  :  not  acknowledging  the  God  of  Christianity  and  Judaism  and 
  Islam  [syn:  {heathen},  {pagan}] 




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