Heathendom

Part of speech: adjective

Heathenish.

Part of speech: noun

Heathenism; heathen or heathen lands collectively.

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Usage examples "heathendom":

  1. It must have seemed so to the Jews who overran Palestine and set their shining cities on all the hills of heathendom. - "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner", Charles Dudley Warner.
  2. But Saxo shows us how far into Christian times the ancient funeral, in all its heathendom, was remembered; and how little compunction an ecclesiastic had in recording it. - "Beowulf An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn", R. W. Chambers.
  3. That would justify him- bring him back, perhaps, in a triumph more glorious than any Caesar's, leading captive, in the fetters of the Gospel, the Queen of Heathendom. - "Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face", Charles Kingsley.