Definition of Atheist

1. Noun. Someone who denies the existence of god.




2. Adjective. Related to or characterized by or given to atheism. "Atheist leanings"
Exact synonyms: Atheistic, Atheistical
Partainyms: Atheism, Atheism
Derivative terms: Atheism, Atheism

Definition of Atheist

1. n. One who disbelieves or denies the existence of a God, or supreme intelligent Being.

Definition of Atheist

1. Noun. (context: narrowly) A person who believes that no deities exist (qualifier especially one who has no other religious belief). ¹

2. Noun. (context: broadly) A person who rejects belief that any deities exist (whether or not they believe that no deities exist). ¹

3. Noun. (context: loosely) A person who has no belief in any deities, including those with no concept of deities. ¹

4. Noun. (context: loosely uncommon) A person who does not believe in a particular deity (or any deity in a particular pantheon), notwithstanding that they may believe in another deity. ¹

5. Adjective. Of or relating to atheists or atheism; atheistic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Atheist

1. a believer in atheism [n -S] - See also: atheism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atheist

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atheist (current term)
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Literary usage of Atheist

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1. Ingersoll ; a Biographical Appreciation by Herman Eugene Kittredge (1911)
"They have strongly emphasized the assertion that he was not an atheist, that he was merely an Agnostic. What would they think if they knew that Ingersoll ..."

2. A Theological Dictionary: Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms; a by Charles Buck (1830)
"atheist, one who denies the existence of God:—this is called speculative atheism. ... The atheist pretends to know that wliich no man can know.—5. ..."

3. The Table Talk and Omniana of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With Additional Table by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1888)
"atheist. OOME men are like musical glasses;—to produce their ^ finest tones, you must keep ... How did the atheist get his idea of that God whom he denies ? ..."

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