Hea"then*ish, a. [AS. h&aemac;&edh;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.

 

© Webster 1913.

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