Definitions

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  • n. a believer in, or advocate of, monotheism

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who believes that there is but one God.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who believes that there is but one God.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a believer in one god

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Examples

  • If there's a tendency within monotheist religions for conservative moralism to dominate progressive ethics -- as I think there is -- any lack of resolve on the part of the progressives in defying the conservatives is bad news for us all.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • What I am saying is that it's a pattern, a recurring feature in monotheism, that this sort of moralistic fervour erupts time and time again, and that rather than writing the pogroms and inquisitions and jihads and crusades off as aberrations I think it's high time we started calling the monotheist religions out on this tendency to go all Smite The Unbeliever on us.

    Wisdom, Justice And Mercy

  • The Hebrew tribes may picked it up during the Babylonian captivity, or, if you assume that Abraham was from Mesopotamia, and a monotheist, he may have been a Zoroastrian, and passed the story down to his family, and it spread through the entire tribe.

    Think Progress » Poll: Large Number Of Texans Doubt The Theory Of Evolution, Believe In Human-Dinosaur Coexistence

  • Reality, with all of its ups and downs, is thus easily accounted for, at least in theory, so long as you are not a monotheist.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • While it certainly hurt him no less to see natural disaster strike, or to see himself or his family stricken, at least adversity did not bring with it that sickening question of the monotheist: Where is the fairness, the order, in all this?

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • Philo does more than assert that Abraham was a monotheist; he actually describes how this came about, and although he seems to be talking about Abraham, he was really talking about himself.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • It was the fusion of this egalitarian and activist tribal ethos with the monotheist tradition that gave Islam its distinctive political character.

    The Slaughter That Muslims Could Not Ignore

  • Like the character development, and the subversion (the monotheist sleeping with her wife and two husbands).

    Cheeseburger Gothic » So, Caprica.

  • Being a monotheist does NOT involve putting any limits on God, since that would be impossible for us to do.

    Tom McIntyre Explains His Picks for our 2009 Hunting and Fishing Heroes and Villians Face-Off

  • Yes, I'm a monotheist, I think something created man.

    A poetic response

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