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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
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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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Dr Mohammad Yousuf Goraya in his book 'Ijtihad or Ilhad' wrote that 'there is no concept of absentee landlordism in Islam', and had referred to Ijtihad of Imam Abu Hanifa declaring the tenancy system against the tenets of Islam.
The injured were identified as Umar resident of Mayar, Virsa resident of Swabi, Usman Ghaladhar, Asad Lundkhwar, Waqas and Shoaib residents of Rustam, Zeeshan Kunj Shero, Idress Baghcha Dhari, Shawal Charsadda road, Jawariya Swabi, Faiza Shiekh Maltoon Town, Talha resident of Ayuab Khan Ghari, Ilhad Ali resident of Par Hoti, Gulsoom resident of Lundkhwa, Hina resident of Babani, Umar, Gncha resident of Yar-Hussain and etc.
For example, he always referred to the Mujahideen as Mujahileen (the ignorant ones) and to Islami Jihad as dollari Ilhad (godlessness).