Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or characteristic of atheists; involving, containing, or tending to atheism: as, atheistic doctrines or beliefs; an atheistic tendency.
  • Denying the existence of God; godless; impious: applied to persons: as, “atheistic gainsayers,” Ray, Works of Creation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to, implying, or containing, atheism; -- applied to things.
  • adjective Disbelieving the existence of a God; impious; godless; -- applied to persons.

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  • adjective of or relating to atheists or atheism

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

  • adjective related to or characterized by or given to atheism
  • adjective rejecting any belief in gods

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Examples

  • Jainism, which we describe as atheistic, and the colourless respectable religion of educated Chinese, become in their outward manifestations unblushingly polytheistic.

    Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 1

  • Linking science to a causal scenario that, in the words of a TT member, "is not strictly atheistic" is intolerable.

    Cleaning Up The Mess

  • When I grew up the idea of atheistic or non-theistic way of thinking wasn't even an option.

    Some American Atheists Celebrate Their Own Holiday

  • When I grew up the idea of atheistic or non-theistic way of thinking wasn't even an option.

    Some American Atheists Celebrate Their Own Holiday

  • Although Buddhism does not assert God as an individual being and is therefore sometimes characterized as atheistic, it is officially recognized because of its assertion of Adibuddha.

    Current Situation of Buddhism in the World

  • These date back to the 6th century BC, but there is some dispute over whether these religions can be classified as atheistic, in the sense of denying the existence of gods, as many other branches of these religions do incorporate deity worship.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • These date back to the 6th century BC, but there is some dispute over whether these religions can be classified as atheistic, in the sense of denying the existence of gods, as many other branches of these religions do incorporate deity worship.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • These date back to the 6th century BC, but there is some dispute over whether these religions can be classified as atheistic, in the sense of denying the existence of gods, as many other branches of these religions do incorporate deity worship.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • This can hardly be called atheistic indoctrination though, since the children who go there all choose to participate, and the parents of those children are well aware of the activities that the camp includes.

    Planet Atheism

  • These date back to the 6th century BC, but there is some dispute over whether these religions can be classified as atheistic, in the sense of denying the existence of gods, as many other branches of these religions do incorporate deity worship.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

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