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atheist

[ ey-thee-ist ]SEE DEFINITION OF atheist

Synonyms for atheist

  • agnostic
  • pagan
  • skeptic
  • heathen
  • infidel
  • irreligionist
  • free thinker
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Antonyms for atheist

  • believer
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ATHEIST

He only who denies or ignores them can justly be stigmatised as an atheist.

Yes, it occurred to me that if one had not a dollar one could not become an atheist.

Have I not misrepresented my gewgaws as the atheist misrepresents the truth?

Granting this, one may form what conception one will of that Maker, but one cannot be an atheist.

I confess that I have never been able to understand the position of the atheist.

Or, do you mean that I am an atheist simply, and a teacher of atheism?

And an Atheist in our ranks we may not harbor: our community is young in Amsterdam.

The author is not an atheist in one page, and a deist in another.

"I understand," said the atheist, glancing into Lorand's eyes.

What right, he asked, had the Brethren to make terms with an Atheist King?

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from French athéiste (16c.), from Greek atheos "without god, denying the gods; abandoned of the gods; godless, ungodly," from a- "without" + theos "a god" (see Thea).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ATHEIST

freethinker

nounradical
  • agnostic
  • atheist
  • infidel
  • libertine
  • skeptic

pagan

nounperson who does not believe in an orthodox religion
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