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atheist

noun

adjective

Etymology summary

French athéiste (16th century), from Greek atheos "without god, denying the...
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Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Atheism

is, in a broad sense, the rejection of belief in the existence of deities. In a narrower sense, atheism is specifically the position that there are no deities. Most inclusively, atheism is simply the absence of belief that any deities exist. Atheism is... (43 of 16566 words, 9 images)

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Atheist (disambiguation)

a person who adheres to atheism. Atheist or The Atheist may also refer to: Atheist (band), a US technical death metal band | The Atheist (comics), a 2005 horror comic book published by Image Comics | The Atheist (play), a 2005 play by Ronan Noone |... (43 of 132 words, 9 definitions)

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Collins Dictionary:

atheist | atheistic [derived] | atheistical [adjective, derived]

a person who does not believe in God or gods | of or relating to atheists or atheism (17 of 490 words, 2 definitions, 13 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/atheist

Wiktionary:

atheist | atheists [plural] | nontheist [synonym, sense-specific] | bright [neologism, types, sense-specific] | theist [antonym, sense-specific] | atheistic [synonym, sense-specific]

For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page. | [narrowly] A person who believes that no deities exist (especially, one who has no other religious belief). | [broadly] A person who rejects belief that any deities exist (whether or... (41 of 273 words, 6 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/atheist

Oxford Dictionary:

atheist | atheistic [derived] | atheistical [derived]

a person who disbelieves or lacks belief in the existence of God or gods (14 of 52 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/atheist

Macmillan British Dictionary:

atheist [countable] | atheists [plural] | atheistic [adjective, related]

someone who believes that God does not exist (8 of 39 words, pronunciations)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/atheist

Merriam-Webster:

atheist | atheistic [adjective, related] | atheistical [adjective, related] | atheistically [adverb, related]

one who believes that there is no deity (8 of 34 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/atheist

Cambridge Dictionary:

atheist | atheistic | atheism [noun, derived]

someone who believes that God or gods do not exist (10 of 27 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/atheist

Random House Dictionary:

atheist

a person who denies or disbelieves the existence of a supreme being or beings. (14 of 19 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/atheist

New World Dictionary:

atheist

a person who believes that there is no God (9 of 16 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/atheist

American Heritage Dictionary:

atheist

One who disbelieves or denies the existence of God or gods. (11 of 14 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/atheist

Encarta Dictionary:

atheist | atheists [plural]

somebody who does not believe in God or deities (9 of 24 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861587466​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

atheist

First use: 1570s

Origin: French athéiste (16th century), from Greek atheos "without god, denying the gods; abandoned of the gods; godless, ungodly", from ... (20 of 68 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=atheist

Wiktionary:

atheist | atheists [plural]

Origin: French athéiste (athée + -iste), from Latin atheos, from Ancient Greek ἄθεος (atheos, "godless, without god"), from ἀ- (a-, "without") + θεός (theos, "god")..

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/atheist

New World Dictionary:

atheist

Origin: Middle French athéiste: see "atheism"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/atheist

Audio references

Wiktionary:

atheist | atheists [plural]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "atheist"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/atheist

Collins Dictionary:

atheist

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "atheist"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/atheist

Macmillan British Dictionary:

atheist [countable] | atheists [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "atheist"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/atheist

Macmillan American Dictionary:

atheist [countable] | atheists [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "atheist"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/atheist

Cambridge Dictionary:

atheist

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "atheist"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "atheist"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/atheist

the Free Dictionary:

atheist

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "atheist"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "atheist"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "atheist" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/atheist

Google Dictionary:

atheist | atheists [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "atheist"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

atheist

Audio: North American pronunciation of "atheist"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=atheis​02 word=atheist

YourDictionary Audio:

atheist

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "atheist" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/atheist

freedictionary.org:

atheist

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "atheist" by speech synthesizer

freedictionary​.org​/ Query=atheist

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