- the doctrine of or belief in more than one god or in many gods.
Origin of polytheism
Related Words for polytheistatheist, agnostic, doubter, unbeliever, infidel, heretic, skeptic, iconoclast, heathen, freethinker, polytheist, scoffer, idolater, pantheist, paganist
Examples from the Web for polytheist
Historical Examples of polytheist
As poet and artist I am polytheist; as a student of Nature I am pantheist.The Faust-Legend and Goethe's 'Faust'
H. B. Cotterill
When a believer in two is a polytheist, how can a believer in six be a monotheist?Letters from a Sf Teacher
Shaikh Sharfuddn Maner
The polytheist peoples the world with a variety of gods and goddesses, which enter into its machinery more or less independently.
A Muhammadan cannot marry a polytheist, but he may marry a Jewess or a Christian.
- the worship of or belief in more than one god