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polytheistic

[pol-ee-thee-is-tik]
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  1. pertaining to, characterized by, or adhering to polytheism, the doctrine that there is more than one god or many gods: Science thrived in the polytheistic culture of ancient Greece.
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Sometimes pol·y·the·is·ti·cal.

Origin of polytheistic

Related formspol·y·the·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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Related Words

heatheninfidelagnosticatheisticidolatrousimpiousprofanepolytheistic

Examples from the Web for polytheistic

Historical Examples

  • The polytheistic sentiment, I repeat, is the foundation of science and art.

    The Essence of Christianity

    Ludwig Feuerbach

  • All other religions are polytheistic or pantheistic, or both together.

    Theism

    Robert Flint

  • He argues, too, against the polytheistic notion of a plurality of gods.

  • This Monotheism does not yet exactly disclaim its Polytheistic origin.

  • Their religion was polytheistic, but embraced a belief in a future life.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Rev. James Wood