The correct answer is lay people.


A. worshippers
B. milkiness
C. sacrament
D. lay people

The correct answer is (D) Lay people; laymen; a body of religious worshippers, rather than the clergy; members of a religious faith, rather than the religious leaders. Also, persons outside of a particular profession or learned calling; those who lack the professional knowledge of a particular subject or field.

Laity comes from lai [lay]+ ty.

Examples of use:

  • The laity in Christian churches generally occupy pews facing the altar.
  • Physicist Steven Hawking has written several popular books for the laity.

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