pertaining to or characteristic of atheists or atheism; containing, suggesting, or disseminating atheism: atheistic literature; atheistic people.

Nearby words

  1. athapaskan,
  2. athar,
  3. atharva-veda,
  4. atheism,
  5. atheist,
  6. athel,
  7. athel tree,
  8. athelia,
  9. atheling,
  10. athelstan

Also a·the·is·ti·cal.

Origin of atheistic

First recorded in 1625–35; atheist + -ic

Related forms Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for atheistic



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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper