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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.atheistical - related to or characterized by or given to atheism; "atheist leanings"
2.atheistical - rejecting any belief in gods
irreligious - hostile or indifferent to religion


[ˌeɪθɪˈɪstɪkl] atheistic [ˌeɪθɪˈɪstɪk] adj (person, philosophy) → ateo/a; (views, principles) → ateistico/a
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That there are options of these kinds between which to choose is never acknowledged, so their relative merits are not considered; and the early Heidegger's own explicit arguments for treating philosophy atheistically are never properly addressed.
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