atheism

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noun athe·ism \ ˈā-thē-ˌi-zəm \

Definition of atheism

1 a :a lack of belief or a strong disbelief in the existence of a god or any gods
b :a philosophical or religious position characterized by disbelief in the existence of a god or any gods
2 archaic :godlessness especially in conduct :ungodliness, wickedness

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Origin and Etymology of atheism

Middle French athéisme, from athée atheist, from Greek atheos godless, from a- + theos god



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