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Synonyms for atheist
ˈeɪ θi ɪstathe·ist

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  1. atheistnoun



  2. atheistnoun

    Of or relating to atheists or atheism; atheistic.



  3. atheistnoun

    A person who rejects belief that any deities exist (whether or not they believe that no deities exist).



  4. atheistnoun

    A person who has no belief in any deities, including those with no concept of deities.



  5. atheistnoun

    A person who does not believe in a particular deity (or any deity in a particular pantheon), notwithstanding that they may believe in another deity.



English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. atheist

    The skeptic doubts divine revelation; the disbeliever and the unbeliever reject it, the disbeliever with more of intellectual dissent, the unbeliever (in the common acceptation) with indifference or with opposition of heart as well as of intellect. Infidel is an opprobrious term that might once almost have been said to be geographical in its range. The Crusaders called all Mohammedans infidels, and were so called by them in return; the word is commonly applied to any decided opponent of an accepted religion. The atheist denies that there is a God; the deist admits the existence of God, but denies that the Christian Scriptures are a revelation from him; the agnostic denies either that we do know or that we can know whether there is a God.

    agnostic, deist, disbeliever, doubter, freethinker, infidel, skeptic, unbeliever

    believer, Christian

Princeton's WordNet

  1. atheistadjective

    someone who denies the existence of god

  2. atheist, atheistic, atheisticaladjective

    related to or characterized by or given to atheism

    "atheist leanings"

    atheistical, unbelieving, atheistic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. atheistnoun

    unbeliever (in the existence of god), INFIDEL, sceptic, free-thinker

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "atheist":

    atheistic, atheism, atheists, infidel, heathen

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  1. Charlie Hebdo editor Gerard Briard:

    We are a secular, democratic and atheist newspaper, the term blasphemy has no meaning for us.

  2. Dounia Bouzar:

    ISIS looks into the profile of each young person and adapts its jihadist ideology according to the psychological and social profile of each. It touches everyone – rich, poor, Christian, Jew, atheist, Muslim, practicing and non-practicing. The less the person knows about Islam, the better it works.

  3. Gore Vidal:

    I'm a born-again atheist.

  4. William Temple:

    We shall say without hesitation that the atheist who is moved by love is moved by the Spirit of God; an atheist who lives by love is saved by his faith in the God whose existence (under that name) he denies.

  5. Franklin P. Jones:

    An atheist is one who hopes the Lord will do nothing to disturb his disbelief.

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