God

(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. god Supreme Being, Father in Heaven, Heavenly Father, the Almighty, Kings, the Creator, Brahma, Allah, Adonai, Lord, Jehovah, Holy Spirit, the Man Upstairs. ''Love.''—The Bible. ''A superior reasoning power . . . revealed in the incomprehensible universe.''—Albert Einstein. ''Conscience.''—Mohandas Gandhi. ''A light that is never darkened.''—Francis Quarles. ''A mighty fortress.''—Martin Luther. ''Personified incomprehensibility.''— George Lichtenberg. ''That which has no definition.''—Joseph Albo. ''A vengeful, pitiless, and almighty fiend.''—Percy Bysshe Shelley. ''An infantile fantasy . . . necessary when men did not know what lightning was.''—Edward Anhalt. ''A gaseous vertebrate.''—Ernst Haeckel.
2. deity goddess, divinity, spirit, idol.
ANT.: 1. the Devil, Satan, Lucifer, Prince of Darkness. 2. mortal, physical being
WORD FIND
appearance of: theophany
belief in god other than that of Jewish, Christian or Muslim faith: paganism
cry of praise to God: hosanna
disbelief in: atheism
disbeliever: atheist
half god, half human: demigod
Hindu deity on earth: avatar
human traits imagined in: anthropomorphism
humans created by God not evolved, belief that: creationism
Latin: Deus
one, belief in more than: polytheism
one, belief in only: monotheism
questioner of God’s existence: agnostic
questioning of God’s existence: agnosticism
Son of God: Jesus Christ
study of: theology
universe and its natural laws are God, belief that: pantheism
see church, mythical deities, religion

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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