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deistic

[ dee-ist ]SEE DEFINITION OF deistic
  • as inreligious
  • as intheological
  • as inincorporeal
  • as indivine

Synonyms for deistic

  • clerical
  • devout
  • doctrinal
  • holy
  • moral
  • pious
  • sacred
  • sectarian
  • spiritual
  • theological
  • believing
  • devotional
  • divine
  • pontifical
  • supernatural
  • born-again
  • canonical
  • churchgoing
  • churchly
  • ecclesiastical
  • god-fearing
  • godly
  • ministerial
  • orthodox
  • pietistic
  • prayerful
  • priestly
  • pure
  • reverent
  • righteous
  • sacerdotal
  • sacrosanct
  • saintlike
  • saintly
  • scriptural
  • theistic
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Antonyms for deistic

  • evil
  • immoral
  • irreligious
  • irreverent
  • sinful
  • unholy
  • unsacred
  • vile
  • wicked
  • agnostic
  • atheistic
  • careless
  • erring
  • indolent
  • lazy
  • undetailed
  • ungodly
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEISTIC

The rise of the Deistic movement may be defined in a sentence.

The pro-Bolingbroke and deistic sentiments of the Critical Remarks lend color to this attribution.

This was apparent in the Deistic optimism that almost stifled spiritual life during the Eighteenth Century.

Finally, his rhetoric was shaped by deistic predecessors who used sarcasm and satire to mock the gravity of church authority.

While Franklin's proposal was not inconsistent with his Deistic belief it was not adopted.

He simply testifies to his belief and trust in God—to his Deistic faith—nothing more.

This simple Deistic phrase, "under God," is the only utterance of a religious character to be found in that oration.

But it is a mistake to attribute all the Deistic expressions that appear in his state papers to him.

This principle was at first vehemently denounced as deistic and mischievous, and as especially hostile to the Established Church.

Here are observations which could easily have reinforced Franklin's deistic rationale.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from French déiste, from Latin deus (see Zeus). Related: Deistic (1795). Also cf. deism.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DEISTIC

divine

adjectivegodlike, perfect

theological

adjectivereligious, concerning a god-centered philosophy
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