Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Marked by or manifesting atheism; atheistic.

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  • adjective Of or relating to atheism.

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

Etymologies

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atheist +‎ -ical

Examples

  • IV. i.195 (314,1) [I will think you the most pathetical break-promise] [W: atheistical] I do not see but that _pathetical_ may stand, which seems to afford as much sense and as much humour as _atheistical_.

    Notes to Shakespeare — Volume 01: Comedies

  • Everywhere there was a strong reaction against what was called the atheistical and anarchical philosophy of the eighteenth century.

    Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches — Volume 3

  • It gives us a measure of the indulgent sympathy and religious tolerance which prevailed in this Evangelical home, that the parents should have unhesitatingly supplied the boy of fourteen, at some cost of time and trouble, with all the accessible writings of the "atheistical" poet, and with those of his presumably like-minded friend Keats as well.

    Robert Browning

  • From this misconception have come all the unfounded charges that Buḍḍhism is an "atheistical," that is to say, a grossly materialistic, a nihilistic, a negative, a vice-breeding religion.

    The Life of Buddha and Its Lessons

  • Only then, in the anarchy that ensues, will our atheistical plan of World Government have any chance of success.

    Matthew Yglesias » Ungovernable America

  • Certainly I agree with you that my views are not at all necessarily atheistical.

    Behe

  • Certainly I agree with you that my views are not at all necessarily atheistical.

    Darwin Strips Reality of Purpose?

  • And I thought that free thinking involved examining the claims for differing world views, whether religious or atheistical, evaluating those views and reaching a conclusion which is not determined in advance by prejudice.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • There is no need to exaggerate the part played in the creation of Bolshevism and in the actual bringing about of the Russian Revolution, by these international and for the most part atheistical Jews.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • It has been a failure of all us atheistical Darwinists intent on dragging the world, kicking and screaming, into the 1860s, and out of the clutches of the religion-be-deviled proudly ignorant dark-age-living creationists.

    David Horton: And then god said, "Let there ... oh, you already have life"

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