Atheism is the lack of belief in the existence of a god or gods. Atheism isn't a religion — it's just the opposite.

If you're fed up with religion or think that believing in God, heaven, and hell is silly, atheism just might be for you. An atheist doesn't believe in God or other supernatural beings. Some atheists state their belief more strongly, but it comes down to either "I don't believe in God" or "There is no God," which mean about the same thing. This is a stronger belief than agnosticism, which says we can't know if God exists.

Definitions of atheism
  1. noun
    the doctrine or belief that there is no God
    synonyms: godlessness
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    the doctrine or belief in the existence of a God or gods
    type of:
    religious orientation
    an attitude toward religion or religious practices
  2. noun
    a lack of belief in the existence of God or gods
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    type of:
    disbelief, unbelief
    a rejection of belief
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