polytheism

noun poly·the·ism \ ˈpä-lē-(ˌ)thē-ˌi-zəm \

Definition of polytheism

: belief in or worship of more than one god

polytheist

play \ˈpä-lē-ˌthē-ist\ adjective or noun

polytheistic

play \ˌpä-lē-thē-ˈi-stik\ or less commonly polytheistical play \ˌpä-lē-thē-ˈi-sti-kəl\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of polytheism

French polytheisme, from Late Greek polytheos polytheistic, from Greek, of many gods, from poly- + theos god

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  • : the belief that there is more than one god


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