pertaining to or characteristic of or ; containing, suggesting, or disseminating :
atheistic literature; atheistic people.
What, then, became of the atheistical philosophy and agnostic materialism of the Buddhistic creed?
The Contemporary Review, Volume 36, December 1879 Various
Nevertheless, he is not atheistical, nor even wholly fatalistic.
A Poor Man’s House Stephen Sydney Reynolds
These atheistical fathers have a bigotry of their own; and they have learnt to talk against monks with the spirit of a monk.
The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. III. (of 12) Edmund Burke
Is it not, in fact, the last resource of all atheistical societies?
A Daughter of Eve Honore de Balzac
He was in love, but the idol of his affections belonged to an atheistical family.
Tales of the Wonder Club, Volume II Alexander Huth
Great indeed must have been their errors, to have been discovered by the atheistical Hollanders!
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume VI Robert Kerr
Nothing is rarer than atheistical princes, and nothing more common than very bad and very religious tyrants.
Superstition In All Ages (1732) Jean Meslier
Men are atheistical because they are first vicious, and question the truth of Christianity because they hate the practice.
Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2) John Roby
And now that the ministers had spoken, it was almost irreligious and atheistical for others to express any doubt.
Dulcibel Henry Peterson
The Jangams are sober, devout and humble; the Tantricas are debauched, atheistical and proud.
Phallic Miscellanies Hargrave Jennings
1630s, from atheist + -ic. Atheistical attested from c.1600.
pertaining to or characteristic of or ; containing, suggesting, or disseminating : atheistic literature; atheistic people. adj. 1630s, from atheist + -ic. Atheistical attested from c.1600.
a male given name. Historical Examples But those may laugh who win, and these things scarcely touched the happiness of Philip and Athel. Winter Evening Tales Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr “You must do as you think best, Athel dear,” said Aunt Bessy. It Never Can Happen Again William De Morgan
- Athel tree
an evergreen tree or large shrub, Tamarix aphylla, native to desert regions of western Asia and northern Africa, having small, pink flowers in terminal clusters, widely planted as a windbreak and ornamental.
athelia athelia a·the·li·a (ə-thē’lē-ə) n. The congenital absence of the nipples.