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Definition of "deistical" [deistical]

  • Of or relating to deism. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "deistical" in a sentence
  • "He plunged into the field of theology, and mastered that famous deistical controversy, of which the seed had been sown in the first half of the seventeenth century by Lord"
  • "A considerable number of Voltaire's deistical ejaculations, and on these occasions he threw into them a measure of real unction, may be fairly traced to the extraordinary polemical utility of an idea of spotless purity, entire justice, inexhaustible mercy, as an engine of battle against men who in the sacred name of this idea were the great practitioners of intolerance and wrong."
  • "It is unjust, however, to attribute to Voltaire himself a perfect adherence to the deistical idea."