hylotheism

[hahy-luh-thee-iz-uh m]

noun

any philosophical doctrine identifying a god or gods with matter.

Nearby words

  1. hylas,
  2. hylo-,
  3. hylomorphic,
  4. hylomorphism,
  5. hylophagous,
  6. hylotropic,
  7. hylozoism,
  8. hyman,
  9. hymen,
  10. hymenal caruncle

Origin of hylotheism

First recorded in 1820–30; hylo- + theism

Related formshy·lo·the·ist, noun, adjectivehy·lo·the·is·tic, hy·lo·the·is·ti·cal, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for hylotheism

hylotheism

noun

the doctrine that God is identical to matter
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