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Definition of "deist" [de•ist]

  • A person who believes in deism. (noun)
  • Of or relating to deism. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "deist" in a sentence
  • "The confusion would be understandable given that the two terms 'derivations differ merely in that deist comes from the Latin deus and theist from the Greek theos, and that both mean "god"."
  • "The person who believes in a transcendental theology alone, is termed a deist; he who acknowledges the possibility of a natural theology also, a theist."
  • "Have you got a source for him self-identifying as a deist later in life?"