creationism definition by Webster's New World
- the doctrine that God creates a new soul for every human being born
- the doctrine that ascribes the origin of matter, species, etc. to an act of creation by God, specif. to God's creation of the world as described in the Bible
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- creationist noun
creationism definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Belief in the literal interpretation of the account of the creation of the universe and of all living things related in the Bible.
- cre·aˈtion·ist adjective & n.