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

 

deism

 noun
noun
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 Origin late 17th cent.: from Latin deus ‘god’ + -ism.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: deism