tritheism

noun
tri·​the·​ism | \ ˈtrī-thē-ˌi-zəm How to pronounce tritheism (audio) \

Definition of tritheism

: the doctrine that the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are three distinct Gods

Other Words from tritheism

tritheist \ ˈtrī-​(ˌ)thē-​ist How to pronounce tritheist (audio) \ noun or adjective
tritheistic \ ˌtrī-​thē-​ˈi-​stik How to pronounce tritheistic (audio) \ or tritheistical \ ˌtrī-​thē-​ˈi-​sti-​kəl How to pronounce tritheistical (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of tritheism

1678, in the meaning defined above

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