What does the word theist mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • a believer in one god

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Theistic, theistical.

Usage examples for theist

  1. And this, as we have seen, is a consideration to which our imaginary theist was not blind. – A Candid Examination of Theism by George John Romanes
  2. A theist for many years he was: but it was because he was unable to reconcile certain historical difficulties, or to get rid of certain earlier Calvinistic tendencies, or to accept certain dogmas which seemed to him impossible of acceptation, and in this last respect he is certainly not alone. – Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman by Giberne Sieveking