a person who denies or disbelieves the existence of a supreme being or beings.
Louisiana pastor Jerry DeWitt unexpectedly became an atheist celebrity when he lost his faith.
Atheist Ex-Pastor Jerry DeWitt’s Mission to Red America David Masciotra November 16, 2013
An apostate and an atheist, she has rejected Islam as her personal creed, and she calls on Muslims, effectively, to do the same.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Controversial Call to Arms Tunku Varadarajan May 21, 2010
That mentality is what some atheist thinkers believe quietly promotes magical thinking, condoning it via liberal tolerance.
The Atheist Recruiting Machine Lauren Sandler November 2, 2009
Founded in London earlier this year, the atheist church is expanding fast.
Sunday Assembly Is the Hot New Atheist Church Nico Hines September 20, 2013
(These kind of comparisons, as the atheist writer Chris Stedman has noted, help stigmatize mental illness).
The Midichlorians Made Me Do It: Can Microbes Explain Religion? Michael Schulson August 9, 2014
The one knowledge constitutes the pride of the philosopher, the other the despair of the atheist.
Pascal John Tulloch
Or, do you mean that I am an atheist simply, and a teacher of atheism?
Or he may entertain what appears to him independent evidence in favour of Atheism, and thus he may become an atheist.
Mind and Motion and Monism George John Romanes
“I understand,” said the atheist, glancing into Lorand’s eyes.
Debts of Honor Maurus Jkai
Nature in an agony is no atheist; the soul that knows not where to fly, flies to God.
Christianity and Greek Philosophy Benjamin Franklin Cocker
a person who does not believe in God or gods
of or relating to atheists or atheism
1570s, from French athéiste (16c.), from Greek atheos “without god, denying the gods; abandoned of the gods; godless, ungodly,” from a- “without” + theos “a god” (see Thea).
The existence of a world without God seems to me less absurd than the presence of a God, existing in all his perfection, creating an imperfect man in order to make him run the risk of Hell. [Armand Salacrou, “Certitudes et incertitudes,” 1943]
pertaining to or characteristic of or ; containing, suggesting, or disseminating : atheistic literature; atheistic people. Contemporary Examples Congress established prayer day in 1952, at a time when Americans lived in fear of “atheistic Communism” and nuclear Armageddon. The Pentagon Prayer Fight James Carroll April 23, 2010 They had Ph.D. degrees from some German school, […]
an of antimatter. antiatom (ān’tē-āt’əm, ān’tī-) An atom composed of antiparticles. An antiatom consists of positrons, antiprotons, and antineutrons. It has the same mass and spin as an ordinary atom, and the same amount of charge and magnetic moment, but the charge and magnetic moment are the opposite of those of an ordinary atom.
of or relating to , its inhabitants, or their languages. Zoogeography. belonging to a geographical division comprising , New Zealand, Tasmania, Celebes, the Moluccas, Papua New Guinea, and adjacent smaller islands. Phytogeography. belonging or pertaining to a geographical division comprising and Tasmania. a native or inhabitant of . an Aborigine of . the phylum of […]
a republic in central Europe. 32,381 sq. mi. (83,865 sq. km). Capital: Vienna. Contemporary Examples There may be other benefits to schaps besides instant fiery warmth and a taste of Austria. What to Drink When it’s Cold? The Glory of Austrian Schnaps Jordan Salcito January 24, 2014 We must treat Habayit Hayehudi as we demanded […]
favoring complete obedience or subjection to as opposed to individual freedom: authoritarian principles; authoritarian attitudes. of or relating to a governmental or political system, principle, or practice in which individual freedom is held as completely subordinate to the power or of the state, centered either in one person or a small group that is not […]