Definition of atheistic in English:


(also atheistical)


  • Disbelieving or lacking belief in the existence of God:

    ‘the leaders of scientific thought are overwhelmingly atheistic in their beliefs’
    • ‘The atheistic tradition goes back a long way.’
    • ‘As I grew up with an atheistic education, the idea of a fairy tale god never dawned on me.’
    • ‘She fears that he has lost his faith to trendy, atheistic ideas.’
    • ‘To search for a new identity in an officially atheistic society was an entirely new task for the members.’
    • ‘Most leaders of evolutionary thought were strongly atheistic.’
    • ‘They show not the slightest interest in abandoning their atheistic faith.’
    • ‘Their comfortable atheistic faith is being threatened.’
    • ‘I continued in my atheistic way of life: I did not attend church; I did not pray; and I did not read the Bible regularly.’
    • ‘Some were preoccupied with God, others were atheistic to the core.’
    • ‘It is one of the most atheistic lands in the world.’