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tritheism

[ trahy-thee-iz-uhm ]
/ ˈtraɪ θiˌɪz əm /
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noun Theology.

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.

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Origin of tritheism

First recorded in 1670–80; tri- + theism
tri·the·ist, noun, adjectivetri·the·is·tic, tri·the·is·ti·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for tritheism

tritheism
/ (ˈtraɪθɪˌɪzəm) /

noun

theol belief in three gods, esp in the Trinity as consisting of three distinct gods
tritheist, noun, adjectivetritheistic or tritheistical, adjective
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