/ (ˈθiːɪst) /
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a person who believes in the doctrine of theism
a person who believes in the existence of God or gods
of or relating to theists or theism
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Derived forms of theisttheistic or theistical, adjectivetheistically, adverb
Words nearby theist
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How to use theist in a sentence
I am a theist and an evolutionist, to be sure, but the combined term makes no sense to me.Meet the Prizewinning Catholic Biologist Creationists Can’t Stand|Karl W. Giberson|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I think that eventually the BSA will drop its theist requirement.Advocates Hail Boy Scouts Decision on Gay Members, but Fight Isn’t Over|Tricia Romano|January 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If the Theist sees God but on the beautiful side, the superstitious man looks upon Him from the most hideous side.
The speculating atheist, the theist will tell us, may be an honest man, but his writings will cause atheism in politics.
The theist realizes, however, that belief is at one pole, reason at the other.
Thus the theist is led to the conclusion that the end justifies the means.
And on that point we certainly can speak with authority; for we have been where the Theist is, he has not been where we are.Theism or Atheism|Chapman Cohen