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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Deist \De"ist\ (d[=e]"[i^]st), n. [L. deus god: cf. F.
d['e]iste. See Deity.]
One who believes in the existence of a God, but denies
revealed religion; a freethinker.
Note: A deist, as denying a revelation, is opposed to a
Christian; as, opposed to the denier of a God, whether
atheist or pantheist, a deist is generally
denominated theist. --Latham.
Syn: See Infidel. Deistic
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: of or relating to deism [syn: deist, deistic]
n 1: a person who believes that God created the universe and
then abandoned it [syn: deist, freethinker]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
21 Moby Thesaurus words for "deist":
allotheist, anthropolater, anthropotheist, autotheist, cosmotheist,
ditheist, dualist, henotheist, hylotheist, monotheist, multitheist,
myriotheist, pantheist, physitheist, polytheist, psychotheist,
tetratheist, theist, theriotheist, tritheist, zootheist
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