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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the doctrine or belief in the existence of a God or gods;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Theism \The"ism\, n. [From Gr. ? God; probably akin to ? to pray for, ? spoken by God, decreed: cf. F. th['e]isme. Cf. Enthusiasm, Pantheon, Theology.] The belief or acknowledgment of the existence of a God, as opposed to atheism, pantheism, or polytheism. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Theism \The"ism\ (th[=e]"[i^]z'm), n. [NL. & E. thea tea + -ism.] (Med.) The morbid condition resulting from the excessive use of tea. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

theism n 1: the doctrine or belief in the existence of a God or gods [ant: atheism, godlessness]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

49 Moby Thesaurus words for "theism": acosmism, adoration, allotheism, anthropolatry, anthropomorphism, anthropotheism, autotheism, churchgoing, conformity, cosmotheism, cultism, deism, devotedness, devotion, devoutness, ditheism, dualism, dutifulness, dyotheism, faith, faithfulness, henotheism, hylotheism, love of God, monolatry, monotheism, multitheism, myriotheism, observance, pantheism, physicomorphism, physitheism, pietism, piety, piousness, polytheism, psychotheism, religion, religionism, religiousness, reverence, tetratheism, theopantism, theriotheism, tritheism, veneration, worship, worshipfulness, zootheism