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deism is pronounced in three syllables
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An example use of deism in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… religion of deism the belief that God is …”
meanings of deism
A religious philosophy and movement that became prominent in England, France, and the United States in the 17th and 18th centuries. It rejects supernatural events (prophecy, miracles) and divine revelation prominent in organized religion, along with holy books and revealed religions that assert the existence of such things.
Belief in a god who ceased to intervene with existence after acting as the cause of the cosmos.
Alternative typography of deism.
A philosophical belief in the existence of a god (or goddess) knowable through human reason; especially, a belief in a creator god unaccompanied by any belief in supernatural phenomena or specific religious doctrines.