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atheist

noun

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a person who believes that God does not exist
  • He left the church while in college and became an atheist.

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The first known use of atheist was in 1551

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“Atheist.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/atheist. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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