Definition of "atheism" []

  • Disbelief in or denial of the existence of God or gods. (noun)
  • The doctrine that there is no God or gods. (noun)
  • Rejection of belief in God or gods (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "atheism" in a sentence
  • "So if you wanted to see a load of tweets about atheism, you would search for #atheism in Twitter search, and find a load of hashtagged results!"
  • "Atheists can point out flaws in our beliefs – which is perfectly in keeping with the term atheism, as atheism often arises in reaction to a specific form of theism."
  • "Refusing to use the term atheism might be more trouble than it's worth."