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



BrE BrE//ˈdeɪɪzəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdeɪɪzəm//
; BrE BrE//ˈdiːɪzəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdiːɪzəm//
[uncountable] Types of belief
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belief in God, especially a God that created the universe but does not take part in it See related entries: Types of belief Word Originlate 17th cent.: from Latin deus ‘god’ + -ism.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: deism