An active opponent of those that believe in the existence of God or gods.
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  • antitheist — (n.) also anti theist, one opposed to belief in the existence of a god, 1813; see ANTI (Cf. anti ) + THEIST (Cf. theist). Related: Antitheistic …   Etymology dictionary

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