adevism

denial of gods of mythology and legend

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Philosophical Isms — Here are 234 different isms, each representing a philosophical, political or moral doctrine or a belief system. In selecting terms for the list, I have deliberately avoided any word which apply ism to a personal name, so that Marxism doesn t… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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