Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun pagan

3 senses of pagan

Sense 1
heathen, pagan, gentile, infidel -- (a person who does not acknowledge your god)
       => nonreligious person -- (a person who does not manifest devotion to a deity)

Sense 2
pagan -- (a person who follows a polytheistic or pre-Christian religion (not a Christian or Muslim or Jew))
       => religious person -- (a person who manifests devotion to a deity)

Sense 3
hedonist, pagan, pleasure seeker -- (someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures)
       => sensualist -- (a person who enjoys sensuality)

Antonyms of adj pagan

1 sense of pagan

Sense 1
heathen, heathenish, pagan, ethnic -- (not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam)

INDIRECT (VIA irreligious) -> religious -- (having or showing belief in and reverence for a deity; "a religious man"; "religious attitude")

Similarity of adj pagan

1 sense of pagan

Sense 1
heathen, heathenish, pagan, ethnic -- (not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam)
       => irreligious (vs. religious) -- (hostile or indifferent to religion)

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