[thee-iz-uh m] /ˈθi ɪz əm/
the belief in one God as the creator and ruler of the universe, without rejection of revelation (distinguished from ).
belief in the existence of a god or gods (opposed to ).
the form of the belief in one God as the transcendent creator and ruler of the universe that does not necessarily entail further belief in divine revelation Compare deism
the belief in the existence of a God or gods Compare atheism
“belief in a deity,” 1670s; see theist. Meaning “belief in one god” (as opposed to polytheism) is recorded from 1711.
[ther-uh-pyoo-tik] /ˌθɛr əˈpyu tɪk/ adjective, Also, therapeutical 1. of or relating to the treating or curing of disease; curative. noun 2. a therapeutic substance. /ˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the treatment of disease; curative 2. serving or performed to maintain health: therapeutic abortion adj. pertaining to the healing of disease, 1640s, probably shortened […]
[thur-muh-plas-tik] /ˌθɜr məˈplæs tɪk/ adjective 1. soft and pliable when heated, as some , without any change of the inherent properties. noun 2. a of this type. /ˌθɜːməʊˈplæstɪk/ adjective 1. (of a material, esp a synthetic plastic or resin) becoming soft when heated and rehardening on cooling without appreciable change of properties Compare thermosetting noun […]
[thing-king] /ˈθɪŋ kɪŋ/ adjective 1. rational; reasoning: People are thinking animals. 2. ; reflective: Any thinking person would reject that plan. noun 3. ; judgment, reflection: clear thinking. /ˈθɪŋkɪŋ/ noun 1. opinion or judgment 2. the process of thought adjective 3. (prenominal) using or capable of using intelligent thought: thinking people 4. put on one’s […]
[thret-n-ing] /ˈθrɛt n ɪŋ/ adjective 1. tending or intended to menace: threatening gestures. 2. causing alarm, as by being imminent; ominous; sinister: threatening clouds.