ditheism

A belief in two gods.

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  • Ditheism — Di the*ism, n. [Pref. di + theism: cf. F. dith[ e]isme.] The doctrine of those who maintain the existence of two gods or of two original principles (as in Manicheism), one good and one evil; dualism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ditheism — belief in the existence of two gods, 1670s, from DI (Cf. di ) (1) + THEISM (Cf. theism) …   Etymology dictionary

  • ditheism — [dī′thē iz΄əm] n. belief in two supreme gods; dualism …   English World dictionary

  • ditheism — ditheist, n. ditheistic, ditheistical, adj. /duy thee iz euhm/, n. 1. the doctrine of or belief in two equally powerful gods. 2. belief in the existence of two independent antagonistic principles, one good and the other evil, as in Zoroastrianism …   Universalium

  • ditheism — Synonyms and related words: acosmism, allotheism, anthropolatry, anthropomorphism, anthropotheism, autotheism, cosmotheism, deism, dualism, dyotheism, henotheism, hylotheism, monolatry, monotheism, multitheism, myriotheism, pantheism,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ditheism — belief in two equal gods, one good and one evil Philosophical Isms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • ditheism — n. dualism; doctrine that assumes the existence of two gods …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ditheism — [ dʌɪθi:ɪz(ə)m] noun a belief in two gods, especially as independent and opposed principles of good and evil. Derivatives ditheist noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • ditheism — di·the·ism …   English syllables

  • ditheism —  Дитеизм …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

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