- Absence of belief in the existence of God or deity, gods.
- Disbelief in the existence of God or deity, gods.
Etymology: athéisme, from athée "atheist" < (polytonic, ) (atheós) "godless" < (polytonic, á-) a-Prefix_5, (a-) "without", + (theos) "deity, god".
- Dutch: atheí¯sme
- French: athéisme(fr)m
- German: Atheismus(de)m
- Italian: ateismo(it)
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