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Belief in a god who created the universe but does not govern worldly events, does not answer prayers, and has no direct involvement in human affairs. deist n. One who espouses deism. Compare agnosticism, atheism, pantheism, theism. deistic or deistical adj. [From Latin deus a god + Greek -ismos indicating a state or condition]

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