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Meaning of ATHEISTIC

Pronunciation:  `eythee'istik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  rejecting any belief in gods
  2. [adj]  related to or characterized by or given to atheism; "atheist leanings"
 

ATHEISTIC is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: atheist, atheistical, atheistical, irreligious, unbelieving
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A`the*is"tic\, Atheistical \A`the*is"tic*al\, a.
1. Pertaining to, implying, or containing, atheism; --
   applied to things; as, atheistic doctrines, opinions, or
   books.

         Atheistical explications of natural effects.
                                               --Barrow.

2. Disbelieving the existence of a God; impious; godless; --
   applied to persons; as, an atheistic writer. --
   {A`the*is"tic*al*ly}, adv. -- {A`the*is"tic*al*ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: apostate, atheist, backsliding, blasphemous, disbelieving, faithless, fallen, fallen from grace, gentile, goyish, heathen, impious, infidel, infidelic, irreligious, irreverent, lapsed, minimifidian, misbelieving, non-Christian, non-Jewish, non-Mohammedan, non-Mormon, non-Moslem, non-Muhammadan, non-Muslim, nullifidian, pagan, profanatory, profane, recidivist, recidivistic, recreant, renegade, sacrilegious, unbelieving, unchristian, uncircumcised, undutiful
 

 

 

 

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