Religious vs Theolinguistics - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between religious and theolinguistics

is that religious is a member of a religious order, ie a monk or nun while theolinguistics is the study of religious language.

As an adjective religious

is concerning religion.

religious

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Concerning religion.
  • It is the job of this court to rule on legal matters. We do not consider religious issues.
  • Committed to the practice of religion.
  • I was much more religious as a teenager than I am now.
  • Highly dedicated, as one would be to a religion.
  • I'm a religious fan of college basketball.

    Antonyms

    * (concerning religion) * (committed to religion) * (highly dedicated)

    Hyponyms

    * Muslim, Jew, Hindu, Buddhist, Baha'i, Wiccan, Eckist, Druid, Jain, , Sikh, Taoist, Zoroastrian, Unitarian Universalist, New Ager, reconstructionist, LaVeyan Satanist, Scientologist, Rastafarian, Taoist, pagan, spiritist, humanist, Thelemite, Confucianist

    Noun

    (religious)
  • A member of a religious order, i.e. a monk or nun.
  • * 2009 , (Diarmaid MacCulloch), A History of Christianity , Penguin 2010, p. 354:
  • Towards the end of the seventh century the monks of Fleury [...] clandestinely excavated the body of Benedict himself, plus the corpse of his even more shadowy sister and fellow religious , Scholastica.

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    theolinguistics

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The study of religious language.