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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
References in classic literature ?
are monotheists, each having no other god than himself, whom he
Ferguson shabbily cites Gibbon to the effect that "convinced monotheists pose[d] a grave threat to a secular empire.
Mir Baqeri, the head of the Islamic Sciences Academy in Qom, said, "In order for us to become true monotheists, we must .
Your prayers, please, O monotheists," said the man, going by the name of Laith Al Mukalla.
Its possession of territory creates the legitimacy and capacity for offensive jihad, which it wages not only against infidels but also Shiites and Sufi Muslims, whom it considers "takfiris," or not true Islamic monotheists.
Vaishnavas are monotheists, and believe Lord Krishna to be the same God worshiped by Christians, Jews and Muslims.
The report adds: "Being the oldest Monotheists, Muslims have always maintained the ancient burial system.
There are many critics of the modern world in the Jewish and Christian world, but they are monotheists who have nothing to offer other than rejecting what is there.
Like the Talmudic-period Jews, they imagine the Christian or Jewish Other as a kind of trickster who will deliberately not mention God over the slaughtered beast because of a categorical animus to true monotheists (p.
The explicit meaning becomes apparent in Abraham's (PBUH) words: "I submit to the Lord of the worlds"; that is, he regards his submission as a religion for worship, as a trust he commits to his sons and his followers, as a slogan for the monotheists, and as a motto for the invitation to faith:
For Christians, as for other monotheists, there is only one divine being, and it is odd, to say the least, to deny that being's divinity.
Pagans could be monotheists, and Christians could be accused of polytheism or branded as pagans because they adhered to or revived old practices.