pagan

You could be considered a pagan if you don't believe in religion or you worship more than one god.

The original pagans were followers of an ancient religion that worshiped several gods (polytheistic). Today, pagan is used to describe someone who doesn't go to synagogue, church, or mosque. It could be that they worship several gods at once, or they have no interest in a god at all. Religious people sometimes use pagan as a put-down to describe the unreligious as godless and uncivilized.

Definitions of pagan
  1. noun
    a person who follows a polytheistic or pre-Christian religion (not a Christian or Muslim or Jew)
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    types:
    Wiccan, witch
    a believer in Wicca
    type of:
    religious person
    a person who manifests devotion to a deity
  2. noun
    a person who does not acknowledge your god
    synonyms: gentile, heathen, infidel
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    types:
    paynim
    a heathen; a person who is not a Christian (especially a Muslim)
    idol worshiper, idolater, idoliser, idolizer
    a person who worships idols
    idolatress
    a woman idolater
    type of:
    nonreligious person
    a person who does not manifest devotion to a deity
  3. adjective
    not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam
    synonyms: ethnic, heathen, heathenish
    irreligious
    hostile or indifferent to religion
  4. noun
    someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures
    synonyms: hedonist, pleasure seeker
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    types:
    Corinthian, man-about-town, playboy
    a man devoted to the pursuit of pleasure
    type of:
    sensualist
    a person who enjoys sensuality
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