Complete Definition of "deism"

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English

Etymology
From L. dei, genitive singular form of deus, "god".

Pronunciation
IPA|/deɪ'Ä­z'Ém/

Noun
en-noun

  1. philosophy The belief in the existence of God, by or through reason.
  2. The belief in a God or gods who set the universe in motion, then ceased to interact with it.
  3. uncountable The religious philosophy and movement that became prominent in England, France, and the United States in the 17th and 18th centuries that rejects supernatural events (prophecy, miracles) and divine revelation prominent in organized religion, along with holy books and revealed religions that assert the existence of such things.

Usage notes
Reference to the 17th and 18th century movement is more frequently capitalized, while reference to the general philosophy or belief is more frequently not capitalized.

Quotations
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Derived terms
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deistic
deistical
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pandeism
panendeism
polydeism

Translations
trans-top|The belief in the existence of God by or through reason
Croatian: t-|hr|deizam|m
Czech: t-|cs|deismus|m
Danish: t-|da|deisme
Dutch: t+|nl|deïsme
Estonian: t+|et|deism
Finnish: t+|fi|deismi
French: t+|fr|déisme|m
German: t+|de|Deismus|m
Hebrew: t-|he|×××××|sc=Hebr (deizm)
trans-mid
Italian: t+|it|deismo|m
Polish: t+|pl|deizm|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|deísmo|m
Romanian: t+|ro|deism
Russian: t+|ru|деизм|m|trdeízm|scCyrl
Spanish: t+|es|deísmo|m
Swedish: t+|sv|deism|c
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trans-top|The belief in a God or gods who set the universe in motion, then ceased to interact with it
Croatian: t-|hr|deizam|m
Czech: t-|cs|deismus|m
Danish: t-|da|deisme
Dutch: t+|nl|deïsme
Estonian: t+|et|deism
Finnish: t+|fi|deismi
French: t+|fr|déisme|m
German: t+|de|Deismus|m
Hebrew: t-|he|×××××|sc=Hebr (deizm)
trans-mid
Italian: t+|it|deismo|m
Polish: t+|pl|deizm|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|deísmo|m
Romanian: t+|ro|deism
Russian: t+|ru|деизм|m|trdeízm|scCyrl
Spanish: t+|es|deísmo|m
Swedish: t+|sv|deism|c
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trans-top|The religious philosophy and movement in 17th and 18th centuries
Croatian: t-|hr|deizam|m
Czech: t-|cs|deismus|m
Danish: t-|da|deisme
Dutch: t+|nl|deïsme
Estonian: t+|et|deism
Finnish: t+|fi|deismi
French: t+|fr|déisme|m
German: t+|de|Deismus|m
Hebrew: t-|he|×××××|sc=Hebr (deizm)
trans-mid
Italian: t+|it|deismo|m
Polish: t+|pl|deizm|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|deísmo|m
Romanian: t+|ro|deism
Russian: t+|ru|деизм|m|trdeízm|scCyrl
Spanish: t+|es|deísmo|m
Swedish: t+|sv|deism|c
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ttbc|Afrikaans: deïsme
ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|ربÙبÙØ© (rububíyya) f.
ttbc|Greek: νÏεÏÏμÏÏ
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ttbc|Japanese: çç¥è« (ããããã, rishinron)
ttbc|Korean: ì´ì ë¡  (çç¥è«, isinron)
ttbc|Mandarin Chinese: zh-ts|èªç¶ç¥è®º|èªç¶ç¥è« (zìránshénlùn); zh-ts|çç¥è®º|çç¥è®º (lÇshÄnlùn)
ttbc|Norwegian: deisme
ttbc|Turkish: deizm m
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See also
clockwork universe
theism

Category:English nouns ending in -ism


Estonian

Noun
wikipedia|lang=et
deism

  1. deism#English|deism

Category:Estonian nouns
Category:et:Religion


Romanian
wikipedia|lang=ro
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|-
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|align"center" style"background:#cce;"|n</font>
|width"37%" align"center" valign"top" style"background:#cce;color:#668"|Singular
|width"37%" align"center" valign"top" style"background:#cce;color:#668"|Plural
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|align"center" style"background:#cce;color:#668"|Nominative
|width"37%" align"center" style="background:#ddf;"|deism
|width"37%" align"center" style="background:#ddf;"|deisme
|-
|align"center" style"background:#cce;color:#668"|Articulative
|width"37%" align"center" style="background:#ddf;"|deismul
|width"37%" align"center" style="background:#ddf;"|deismele
|-
|align"center" style"background:#cce;color:#668"|Dative-Genitive
|width"37%" align"center" style="background:#ddf;"|deismului
|width"37%" align"center" style="background:#ddf;"|deismelor
|-
|align"center" style"background:#cce;color:#668"|Vocative
|width"37%" align"center" style="background:#ddf;"|deismul
|width"37%" align"center" style="background:#ddf;"|deismele
|}

Noun
deism

  1. deism#English|deism

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Category:Romanian nouns
Category:ro:Religion


Swedish
wikipedia|lang=sv

Noun
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deism c

  1. deism#English|deism

Category:sv:Religion

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