tritheism

[trahy-thee-iz-uh m]
noun Theology.
  1. belief in three Gods, especially in the doctrine that the three persons of the Trinity (Father, Son, and Holy Ghost) are three distinct Gods, each an independent center of consciousness and determination.

Origin of tritheism

First recorded in 1670–80; tri- + theism
Related formstri·the·ist, noun, adjectivetri·the·is·tic, tri·the·is·ti·cal, adjective
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tritheism

noun
  1. theol belief in three gods, esp in the Trinity as consisting of three distinct gods
Derived Formstritheist, noun, adjectivetritheistic or tritheistical, adjective
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