monotheistic

adjective
mono·​the·​is·​tic | \ ˌmä-nə-thē-ˈi-stik How to pronounce monotheistic (audio) \
variants: or less commonly monotheistical \ ˌmä-​nə-​thē-​ˈi-​sti-​kəl How to pronounce monotheistical (audio) \

Definition of monotheistic

: of, relating to, or characterized by the doctrine or belief that there is only one God a monotheistic religion The implication was one that is familiar to many Sikhs, who are part of a separate, monotheistic faith that is neither Hinduism nor Islam, but who are often mistaken for being something that they are not.— Sharon Otterman

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1815, in the meaning defined above

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“Monotheistic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monotheistical?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=m&file=monoth04. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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