Deism Definition

dēĭzəm, dā-
noun
Belief in the existence of a God on purely rational grounds without reliance on revelation or authority; esp., the 17th- and 18th-cent. doctrine that God created the world and its natural laws, but takes no further part in its functioning.
Webster's New World
Alternative spelling of deism.
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deism
Plural:
deisms

Origin of Deism

  • French déisme from Latin deus god dyeu- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French déisme, from Latin deus (“god, deity”) +‎ -ism.

    From Wiktionary

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