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a·the·ism

 (ā′thē-ĭz′əm)
n.
Disbelief in or denial of the existence of God or gods.

[French athéisme, from athée, atheist, from Greek atheos, godless : a-, without; see a-1 + theos, god; see dhēs- in Indo-European roots.]

a′the·ist n.
a′the·is′tic, a′the·is′ti·cal adj.
a′the·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
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atheism

(ˈeɪθɪˌɪzəm)
n
(Philosophy) rejection of belief in God or gods
[C16: from French athéisme, from Greek atheos godless, from a-1 + theos god]
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a•the•ism

(ˈeɪ θiˌɪz əm)

n.
the doctrine or belief that there is no God.
[1580–90]
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atheism

the absolute denial of the existence of God or any other gods. — atheist, n.atheistic, adj.
See also: God and Gods
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.atheism - the doctrine or belief that there is no God
religious orientation - an attitude toward religion or religious practices
theism - the doctrine or belief in the existence of a God or gods
2.atheism - a lack of belief in the existence of God or gods
unbelief, disbelief - a rejection of belief
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atheism

noun nonbelief, disbelief, scepticism, infidelity, paganism, unbelief, freethinking, godlessness, irreligion, heathenism He pondered atheism before becoming a minister.
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Translations
ateismus
ateisme
ateismo
ateismi
नास्तिकता
ateizam
ateizmus
guðleysitrúleysitrúleysi, guîleysi
ateistasateistinisateizmasateizmo
ateisms
ateism
ateizmus
ateizem
ateism
AllahsızlıkateizmTanrı tanımazlık
无神论無神論

atheism

[ˈeɪθɪɪzəm] Nateísmo m
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atheism

[ˈeɪθiɪzəm] nathéisme m
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atheism

nAtheismus m
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atheism

[ˈeɪθɪɪzm] nateismo
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atheism

(ˈeiθiizəm) noun
the belief that there is no God.
ˈatheist noun
a person who does not believe in God.
ˌatheˈistic adjective
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I do not know whether Charvakas (aetheists) too had such performing texts.
The real Noah (no offence to all the aetheists, by the way) couldn't catch many fish - don't forget, he only had two worms - but there's an abundance of fresh seafood at this Albion Street outlet andwe both started with the fish tempura.
They are equally the enemies of Moslems who desire peace, as they are of Christians, Jews, aetheists, and every British citizen with a belief in that most fundamental of human rights, to lead a life unthreatened by acts of hatred.