creationism

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noun cre·a·tion·ism \-shə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of creationism

  1. :  a doctrine or theory holding that matter, the various forms of life, and the world were created by God out of nothing and usually in the way described in Genesis — compare evolution 4b

creationist

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1880

First Known Use of creationism

1880


CREATIONISM Defined for English Language Learners

creationism

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noun cre·a·tion·ism \-shə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of creationism for English Language Learners

  • : the belief that God created all things out of nothing as described in the Bible and that therefore the theory of evolution is incorrect



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