nonobservant nonobservant

Definition(s):

  • (adj) failing or refusing to observe religious customs

Usage(s):

  1. Nonkosher butchers usually keep a low profile in Israel, supplying meats to Christians and nonobservant Jews.
  2. She joined a kibbutz, served in the Israeli army, raised her son and daughter as Jews, and though nonobservant, celebrates Judaism's major feasts in her house.
  3. The choice of Unterman and Nissim means that many of the religious strictures so galling to nonobservant Jews will continue.
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