monotheism


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mon·o·the·ism

 (mŏn′ə-thē-ĭz′əm)
n.
The doctrine or belief that there is only one God.

mon′o·the′ist n.
mon′o·the·is′tic adj.
mon′o·the·is′ti·cal·ly adv.

monotheism

(ˈmɒnəʊθɪˌɪzəm)
n
(Theology) the belief or doctrine that there is only one God
ˈmonoˌtheist n, adj
ˌmonotheˈistic adj
ˌmonotheˈistically adv

mon•o•the•ism

(ˈmɒn ə θiˌɪz əm)

n.
the doctrine or belief that there is only one God.
[1650–60; mono- + (poly) theism]
mon′o•the`ist, n., adj.
mon`o•the•is′tic, adj.
mon`o•the•is′ti•cal•ly, adv.

monotheism

the doctrine of or belief in only one God. — monotheist, n.
See also: God and Gods
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monotheism - belief in a single Godmonotheism - belief in a single God    
theism - the doctrine or belief in the existence of a God or gods
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
polytheism - belief in multiple Gods
Translations
monoteism
monoteismi
jednoboštvomonoteizam
egyistenhitmonoteizmus
eingyðistrú
jedynobóstwomonoteizm
monoteism
monoteizem
monoteism

monotheism

[ˈmɒnəʊˌθiːɪzəm] Nmonoteísmo m

monotheism

[ˈmɒnəʊθɪˌɪzm] nmonoteismo
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