AskDefine | Define churchgoing

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churchgoing adj : actively practicing a religion

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  1. Who regularly attends church


  • 1854 Fanny Fern - Fern Leaves from Fanny's Portfolio
    Depend upon it, it is the more coarse and unrefined portion of the community who outrage the feelings of churchgoing people by Sabbath desecration.


  1. The practice of regularly attending church


  • 1994 Clair Brown - American Standards of Living, 1918-1988
    Giving In the midst of depression, religious activities rose in importance and more families went to church than even in 1918, when churchgoing was the most important social activity.
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