atheistic atheistic  /ˌeɪ θi ˈɪ stɪk/


  1. (adj) rejecting any belief in gods
  2. (adj) related to or characterized by or given to atheism


  1. Today even atheistic philosophers agree that Ayer's rigid rule is inadequate to deal with human experience.
  2. In his view, tax exemption subverts the ban because it favors religion at the expense of atheistic or agnostic groups.
  3. Even in this modified form, the threat of excommunication was enough to scare a good many pious members of the atheistic National Revolutionary Party.


  • Losing Our Religion: Domed 14th Street Synagogue Wants To Convert, Asks $14M

    EV Grieve spotted yet another potential convert in the long line of religious properties that have given up on prayer and entered the atheistic, remunerative market: Tifereth Israel Town and Village Synagogue at 334 East 14th Street. Courtesy of Massay...
    on October 1, 2013     Source: Curbed New York


  1. "I remember the times when I was wrestling with these issues that I would feel crushed. I was crushed by the purely materialistic, atheistic account of the universe," Updike told The Associated Press during a 2006 interview. "I am very prone...
    on Jan 27, 2009 By: John Updike Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Presumably your reason for asking me is that 'The God Delusion' is an atheistic book, and you still think of Christmas as a religious festival," Mr. Dawkins wrote, in a reply printed here in its entirety. "But of course it has long since...
    on Dec 16, 2006 By: Richard Dawkins Source: New York Times

  3. "The infusion of an atheistic, amoral, evolutionary, socialistic, one-world, anti-American system of education in our public schools has indeed become such that if it had been done by an enemy, it would be considered an act of war," Kennedy said...
    on Sep 2, 2006 By: D James Kennedy Source: USA Today

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