Recent Examples of polytheism from the Web
For example: asceticism (11) and hedonism (90); lack of religiousness (118), Christianity (32), and polytheism (157); militarism (135) and loss of army discipline (125).
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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
First Known Use: 1613
POLYTHEISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of polytheism for English Language Learners
: the belief that there is more than one god
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