Definition of Theist

1. Noun. One who believes in the existence of a god or gods.

Generic synonyms: Believer, Worshiper, Worshipper
Specialized synonyms: Polytheist
Derivative terms: Theism, Theistical



2. Adjective. Of or relating to theism.
Exact synonyms: Theistic, Theistical
Partainyms: Theism, Theism, Theism
Derivative terms: Theism, Theism

Definition of Theist

1. n. One who believes in the existence of a God; especially, one who believes in a personal God; -- opposed to atheist.

Definition of Theist

1. Noun. One who believes in the existence of a god; ''especially'', one who believes in a personal god, especially in a version of the Abrahamic deity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Theist

1. one who believes in the existence of a god [n -S] : THEISTIC [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Theist

theine
theines
theinism
theins
theion
their
theire
theirn
theirs
theirself
theirselves
theisite
theism
theisms
theist (current term)
theistic
theistic evolution
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thel-
thelarche
thelaziasis
thelazioidea
thele
theleplasty
thelf
thelitis
thelitises

Literary usage of Theist

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1. A Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire (1824)
"What is a true theist? It is he who says to God— " I adore and I serve you;" it is he ... theist. THE theist is a man firmly persuaded of the existence of a ..."

2. Religion as Credible Doctrine: A Study of the Fundamental Difficulty by William Hurrell Mallock (1903)
"Every one of theism utterly these aspects or attributes of God is for the theist useless for the r purposes of the just as essential as the other. ..."

3. Religion as Credible Doctrine: A Study of the Fundamental Difficulty by William Hurrell Mallock (1903)
"Every one of theism utterly these aspects or attributes of God is for the theist useless for thp _ * purposes of the just as essential as the other. ..."

4. Religious Thought in England, from the Reformation to the End of Last by John Hunt (1871)
"Ho calls himself a Christian theist, and nowhere denies the supernatural character of external revelation. His adversaries attributed to him many indirect ..."

5. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Thomas Birch (1837)
"... though carrying more the semblance and disguise of a theist, than other Atheists, in that he attributes a kind of life to matter. ..."

6. Life of Adam Smith by John Rae (1895)
"... which the Bishop ought in fairness to have consulted, show him to have been a theist, and there is some ground for thinking that he believed Hume, ..."

7. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1845)
"... did interpret his philosophy one way, some another ; and that he is sometimes represented as a theist, and sometimes again as a downright Atheist. ..."

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