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atheism

noun
     
a‧the‧is‧m [uncountable]
the belief that God does not exist [↪ agnosticism (agnostic)]
atheist noun [countable]
atheistic adjective
WORD FOCUS: god WORD FOCUS: god
places where people worship God: church (Christians)
temple
(Buddhists and Hindus)
mosque
(Muslims)
synagogue
(Jews)

treated with great respect because of being connected with God: holy, sacred

having strong beliefs in God: devout, pious

someone who does not believe in God : atheist

someone who is not sure if God exists: agnostic
god

See also
god

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