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hylotheism

[ hahy-luh-thee-iz-uhm ]
/ ˌhaɪ ləˈθi ɪz əm /
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noun
any philosophical doctrine identifying a god or gods with matter.
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Origin of hylotheism

First recorded in 1820–30; hylo- + theism

OTHER WORDS FROM hylotheism

hy·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
/ (ˌhaɪləˈθiːɪzəm) /

noun
the doctrine that God is identical to matter
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