Definitions

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  • adj. Believing in a single god, deity, spirit, etc., especially for an organized religion, faith, or creed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to monotheism.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to monotheism; of the nature of monotheism; believing in monotheism.

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  • adj. believing that there is only one god

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Examples

  • The court's reasoning was that the posting of the commandments in the Kentucky courthouses constituted an expression of monotheistic religion but not so in Texas, where the commandments were seen as having more of a secular "educational" purpose.

    Commandments removed from Va. school system

  • And you’d be hard pressed to claim that half the world’s population live in monotheistic cultures even now.

    FINAL ANSWERS • by Nick Allen

  • Sikhism is described as monotheistic unlike the others apart from Islam.

    Religion and the BBC

  • Since Christians maintained that they were nonetheless monotheistic, that is, they adhered to the Shema—the great confession of Judaism, “Hear O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is One”—the conclusion became inescapable.

    The Jesus Dynasty

  • As far as I know, none but the votaries of monotheistic, that is to say, Jewish religions, look upon suicide as a crime.

    Studies in Pessimism

  • The reasons advanced against suicide by the clergy of monotheistic, that is to say, Jewish religions, and by those philosophers who adapt themselves thereto, are weak sophisms which can easily be refuted. 19 The most thorough-going refutation of them is given by Hume in his Essay on Suicide.

    Studies in Pessimism

  • But the reasons brought to bear against suicide by the priests of monotheistic, that is of Jewish religions, and by those philosophers who adapt themselves to it, are weak sophisms easily contradicted. 20 Hume has furnished the most thorough refutation of them in his Essay on Suicide, which did not appear until after his death, and was immediately suppressed by the shameful bigotry and gross ecclesiastical tyranny existing in

    Essays of Schopenhauer

  • As far as I can see, it is only the followers of monotheistic, that is of Jewish, religions that regard suicide as a crime.

    Essays of Schopenhauer

  • Venezuela's civic worship is unusual also in that it is monotheistic, which is to say, it has centered on the passion story of a man elevated to godhood.

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  • Other evidence that we cannot deal with here also indicates a kind of monotheistic concept of deity in ancient Mexico.

    The Books of Chilam Balam - part two

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  • What the archaic revival means is shamanism, ecstasy, orgiastic sexuality, and the defeat of the three enemies of the people, and the three enemies of the people are monotheism, monogamy, and monotony.

    - Terence McKenna

    April 7, 2007