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Meaning of FREETHINKER

Pronunciation:  'free'thingkur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person who believes that God created the universe and then abandoned it
 

FREETHINKER is a 11 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: deist
 
 See Also: nonreligious person

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Free"think`er\, n.
One who speculates or forms opinions independently of the
authority of others; esp., in the sphere or religion, one who
forms opinions independently of the authority of revelation
or of the church; an unbeliever; -- a term assumed by deists
and skeptics in the eighteenth century.

      Atheist is an old-fashioned word: I'm a freethinker,
      child.                                   --Addison.

Syn: Infidel; skeptic; unbeliever. See {Infidel}.

 
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