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deist

[ dee-ist ]
/ ˈdi ɪst /
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noun

a person who believes in deism.

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Origin of deist

1555–65; <Middle French déiste<Latin de(us) god + French -iste-ist

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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH deist

atheist, deist , theist
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