Definition of monotheism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmɒnəʊθiɪzəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːnoʊθiɪzəm//
[uncountable] Types of belief
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the belief that there is only one God compare polytheism See related entries: Types of belief Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from mono- ‘one’ + Greek theos ‘god’ + -ism.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: monotheism