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monotheism

[mon-uh-thee-iz-uhm]
noun
the doctrine or belief that there is only one God.

Origin:
1650–60; mono- + (poly)theism

monotheist, noun, adjective
monotheistic, monotheistical, adjective
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monotheism (ˈmɒnəʊθɪˌɪzəm)
 
n
the belief or doctrine that there is only one God
 
'monotheist
 
n, —adj
 
monothe'istic
 
adj
 
monothe'istically
 
adv

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monotheism
1660, from Gk. mono-, comb. form of monos "single, alone" + theos "a god" (see Thea).
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monotheism definition


A belief in one god. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are all monotheistic religions. (Compare polytheism.)

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