VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

V. RELIGIOUS AFFECTIONS

5. Religious institutions

Laity.

[Antonyms: clergy.]

[Nouns] laity, flock, fold, congregation, assembly, brethren, people; society [U.S.].

temporality, secularization.

layman, civilian; parishioner, catechumen; secularist.

[Verbs] secularize.

[Adjectives] secular, lay, laical, civil, temporal, profane.

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