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English[]

Etymology[]

From Latin dei, genitive singular form of deus, "god".

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /deɪ'ĭz'əm/

Alternative spellings[]

  • Deism

Noun[]

Singular
Deism

Plural
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Deism ({{{1}}})

  1. Template:Philosophy The belief in the existence of a god, by or through reason.
  2. The belief in a god or gods who set the universe in motion, then ceased to interact with it.
  3. (uncountable) The religious philosophy and movement that became prominent in England, France, and the United States in the 17th and 18th centuries that rejects supernatural events (prophecy, miracles) and divine revelation prominent in organized religion, along with holy books and revealed religions that assert the existence of such things.

Usage notes[]

Reference to the 17th and 18th century movement is more frequently capitalized, while reference to the general philosophy or belief is more frequently not capitalized.

Quotations[]

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Derived terms[]

  • deist
  • deists
  • deistic
  • deistical
  • deistically
  • pandeism
  • panendeism
  • polydeism

Translations[]

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See also[]

  • clockwork universe
  • theism

Anagrams[]

  • deims,
  • demis
  • dimes
  • disme

Estonian[]

Noun[]

Template:Et Wikipedia has an article on:

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deism

  1. Deism.

Romanian[]

Romanian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Declension
deism
n. Singular Plural
Nominative deism deisme
Articulative deismul deismele
Dative-Genitive deismului deismelor
Vocative deismul deismele

Noun[]

deism

  1. Deism.

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Swedish[]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Noun[]

Template:Sv-noun deism c.

  1. Deism.

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