What does the word deist mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • DEISTICAL.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A believer in deism.

Usage examples for deist

  1. It is merely an ethical discourse, and aside from a few indirect admissions in favor of Christianity for which Sunderland doubtless drew upon his imagination, there is nothing that Paine or any other Deist might not with propriety have uttered. – Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian? by John B. Remsburg
  2. He aims to state in the least offensive manner possible that he was not- that he was simply a Deist. – Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian? by John B. Remsburg
  3. Like him, he professes himself a Christian Deist and vigorously protests against being supposed to be an enemy to Christianity. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
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