polydeism etymology

English word polydeism comes from English polytheism (The belief in the existence of multiple gods.), English deism

Detailed word origin of polydeism

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
polytheism English (eng) The belief in the existence of multiple gods.
deism English (eng) A philosophical belief in the existence of a god (or goddess) knowable through human reason; especially, a belief in a creator god unaccompanied by any belief in supernatural phenomena or specific religious doctrines.
polydeism English (eng) (rare) : polytheism. Belief in the existence of many gods who collectively set the universe in motion, then ceased to interact with it.

Words with the same origin as polydeism

Descendants of deism
pandeist pandeistic panendeist panendeistic