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atheistic

[ey-thee-is-tik] /ˌeɪ θiˈɪs tɪk/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or characteristic of atheists or atheism; containing, suggesting, or disseminating atheism:
atheistic literature; atheistic people.
Also, atheistical.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; atheist + -ic
Related forms
atheistically, adverb
atheisticness, noun
antiatheistic, adjective
antiatheistical, adjective
antiatheistically, adverb
nonatheistic, adjective
nonatheistical, adjective
nonatheistically, adverb
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Examples from the web for atheistic
  • Was a german philosopher known for his atheistic pessimism and philosophical clarity.
  • All national cultures were oppressed in favour of an atheistic soviet culture.
Word Origin and History for atheistic
adj.

1630s, from atheist + -ic. Atheistical attested from c.1600.

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