atheos

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἄθεος (átheos, godless, without a god).

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Noun[edit]

atheos m (genitive atheī); second declension

  1. an atheist; one who rejected the gods worshipped by the wider society.
    • 45 BCE, Cicero, De natura deorum, 1.63
      quid Diagoras atheos qui dictus est []
      Diagoras, who is called an atheist, []

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (Greek-type).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative atheos atheī
Genitive atheī atheōrum
Dative atheō atheīs
Accusative atheon atheōs
Ablative atheō atheīs
Vocative athee atheī

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